Definitions

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  • proper noun A surname.
  • proper noun rare A male given name transferred from the surname.

Etymologies

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From make and peace.

Examples

  • Nell had checked every ship that left London for Maryborough in late 1913 but the name Eliza Makepeace appeared on none of them.

    The Forgotten Garden

  • Nell had checked every ship that left London for Maryborough in late 1913 but the name Eliza Makepeace appeared on none of them.

    The Forgotten Garden

  • Nell had checked every ship that left London for Maryborough in late 1913 but the name Eliza Makepeace appeared on none of them.

    The Forgotten Garden

  • Nell had checked every ship that left London for Maryborough in late 1913 but the name Eliza Makepeace appeared on none of them.

    The Forgotten Garden

  • Nell had checked every ship that left London for Maryborough in late 1913 but the name Eliza Makepeace appeared on none of them.

    Kate Morton Ebook Collection

  • There i was expecting the person's surname to be "Makepeace" ..... yeah good advice, get it sorted out, I would, thanks for sharing.

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  • "I would like to have called Makepeace's wife, Gertie, but she passed away more than a year ago.

    Alvin Journeyman

  • Kubrick did, in fact, come to make one of the greatest period movies of all time: "Barry Lyndon," for which William Makepeace Thackeray supplied the picaresque form, characters and much of the dialogue.

    How Stanley Kubrick Met His Waterloo

  • Bethia befriends Caleb as a young woman and by happenstance accompanies him to Cambridge, where she is obliged to work as an indentured servant to pay tuition for her brother, Makepeace.

    Cheeshahteaumauk, Class of '65 (1665)

  • "With the guidance and direction of FTSE's independent practitioner committees, FTSE regularly consults the market on changes to the ground rules of its indices to ensure that the indices continue to meet investors' requirements and define and lead global standards in indexing," FTSE Group Chief Executive Mark Makepeace said in a statement.

    FTSE Lifts Free Float Rule

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