Definitions

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  • proper n. A patronymic surname.

Etymologies

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From a Middle English given name derived from Hugh and probably merged with an Old English given name Hūda.

Examples

  • I reckon Roy Hudd and Eric Sykes could write an old style theatrical farce about policing and coppers would sit there and nod “Yes, that ` s pretty much spot on, shame there weren ` t any funny bits in it.”

    Through The Looking Glass « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Expert comedy director Christopher Luscombe will get plenty of laughs out of his cast, which includes Lynda Baron, Susie Blake, Roy Hudd and Maureen Lipman.

    This week's new theatre

  • As does Roy Hudd when, having lumbered through the door as if he's about to bring the lintel with him, he starts to shimmy around the stage, adorning his prance with graceful twirls and hand gestures borrowed from the seraglio.

    Men Should Weep; Blasted; When We Are Married

  • Dai Hudd, Prospect's deputy general secretary, said: "While we will not call for further industrial action while these outstanding issues are being resolved and we are consulting members, we reserve the right to do so if the discussions fail to produce an acceptable outcome."

    Union signs NHS pension reform pact

  • (Pier Pressure: Six, Evelyn and Max Miller as played by Roy Hudd) (Night Thoughts: Seven, Ace and Hex in a confusing affair of timeslips and secrets) (Time Works: Eight, Charley and C'rizz between the tick and the tock)

    Three more from Big Finish

  • Gina had been down there that evening - and XXTally Hudd.

    Twin Moons

  • I know Wally Hudd isn't the sort of man we imagined Gina marrying.

    Twin Moons

  • Gina, emerging from the shadows by the theatre, jumped back a little, as the figure of Wally Hudd materialized out of the gloom.

    Twin Moons

  • And you know, as you've seen, you see these recent calls by people like John Boehner to now defund A.C.O.R.N., at least the agencies that are getting public money like (Hudd), like Barack Obama, you know, like Fannie Mae.

    CNN Transcript Oct 10, 2008

  • Hudd-sawn, has told-ah me much about your families and about freedom.

    Genellan- Planetfall

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