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  • proper n. A diminutive of the male given names Michael, Mike or Mick
  • proper n. A diminutive of the female given name Michaela or Michelle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An Irish boy.
  • n. A young wild bull.


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  • Micky is convinced the girl will be dead by that day.

    One Door Away From Heaven: Summary and book reviews of One Door Away From Heaven by Dean Koontz.

  • Born George Michael Dolenz Jr. in Los Angeles, California, this singer, songwriter, and television actor began his show business career under the name Micky Braddock, starring as an orphan in Circus Boy from 1956 to 1958.

    Five People Born on March 8 | myFiveBest

  • Depicting a man with a bald pate and broad smile, with messages such as "Nouvelle Haiti" and "Bienvenue au pouvoir" stenciled painstakingly next to them, the murals' optimism belies the intense political struggles of the first three months of the rule of Michel Martelly, a well-known singer who performed under the moniker Sweet Micky.

    Michael Deibert: Notes from Haiti's Long Hot Summer

  • When the Americanized son told his father in 2002 he wanted to go to start a media business in China, Fung senior picked up a Chinese-language newspaper and said, "'You can't speak, read or write the language,'" recalls Micky Fung.

    China's Master Of Taxicab Media

  • Man about town, journalist, soldier, poet, novelist and playwright, and latterly a breeder of mussels on the Dwyryd and Glaslyn estuaries of north-west Wales, Burn – widely known as Micky – lived his life with panache and a debonair grin.

    Michael Burn obituary

  • Janie had made a major point of pronouncing it the plain old American way—or, worse, calling her Micky.

    Goodnight Nobody

  • "I say, what a pity he's called Micky " we'll never stop Kiki saying those two words now.

    The Ship of Adventure

  • She was drying Illuminato (baptized in that name by his father's desire, but by his mother called Micky) before the stove in the great dining-room.

    The Lee Shore

  • There was one of them was called Micky the Devil in Irish; he never went out without the pitchcap and the triangle, and any rebel he would meet he would put gunpowder in his hair and set a light to it.

    The Kiltartan History Book

  • Michael Burn, always known as Micky, has just died at the great age of 97, and he ought to be celebrated.

    National Review Online


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