Definitions

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  • proper n. A male given name.
  • proper n. A patronymic surname.

Etymologies

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From the Old French form of Late Greek good + grape, fruitful (Eustakhios).

Examples

  • Suffice it to say that Eustace is in a safe place.

    eustace : once was lost & now is found :-)

  • Please protect Eustace from the enemies of the United States and give him this email.

    19 « September « 2008 « Niqnaq

  • They had struck Mr. Edgeworth with a brickbat in the neck, and as they were now just in front of the inn, collaring the Major, Mr. Edgeworth cried out in a loud voice, 'Major Eustace is in danger.'

    Maria Edgeworth

  • She had put away from herself the objection to the convict birth and breeding, by being willing to accept Eustace, to whom exactly the same objections applied; and when she called Eustace a man of more education and manners, her son laughed in her face at the comparison of "that idiot" with a man like Harold.

    My Young Alcides

  • I made a completely insane looking squid called Eustace, then discovered you can swing it round and round and round so that it flies off with all its different body parts in a jumble.

    And to follow, fluff

  • I also left in the hands of the editor of The Fortnightly, ready for production on the 1st of July following, a story called The Eustace

    Autobiography of Anthony Trollope

  • CHAPTER ONE THE PICTURE IN THE BEDROOM THERE was a boy called Eustace Clarence Scrubb, and he almost deserved it.

    The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

  • "He was called Eustace Vere Carleton, I believe, from the fact of his signing himself so in his letters to my father, wherein he desired that he should enter the British service, and said that he should provide his commission and make him a small yearly allowance as long as he remained in the service, -- these two letters are now in my possession and at your service, should you require them," so saying, Carlton took from his desk the papers in question, which he handed to the Lawyer.

    Vellenaux A Novel

  • "Eustace," she exclaimed, grabbing his arm with both hands, "do you mean mother will be frightened?"

    Queensland Cousins

  • "Eustace," cried Mrs. Orban in a horrified voice, "what have you done?"

    Queensland Cousins

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