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  • proper n. A female given name.

Etymologies

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Welsh

Examples

  • It contained every cliche of Welsh life, up to and including miners marching out of the pit with daffodils in their buttonholes singing "Myfanwy".

    Archive 2005-04-01

  • The Rake's fourth child was named "Myfanwy," which is an Welsh name, which seems to set us firmly in Welch territory.

    OSNews

  • Catrin Myfanwy Maby, CEO, Severn Wye Energy Agency, for serv the environment and to social equity.

    New Year honours: the full list

  • There's Mog Edwards, the draper in love with Miss Myfanwy Price; Polly Garter, the town prostitute in love with babies; and the formidable Mrs. Ogmore-Pritchard, twice widowed, who keeps a boarding house but will not have any guests in it lest they breathe on the furniture.

    A Gloriously Musical Play for Voices

  • Day 2 at conference; motions will be passed, speeches will be made, among the speakers Myfanwy Davies, Elin Jones, Richard Wyn Jones and the Deputy First Minister.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • By contrast, in Britten's chamber opera, shaped into a libretto by Myfanwy Piper, these phantoms are clothed with words and raised to life through music.

    The Turn of the Screw; Ariadne auf Naxos; Les pêcheurs de perles; Mitsuko Uchida

  • On Dafydd Iwan's blog A Bridge to the Future, three of Plaid's prospective parliamentary candidates - Myfanwy Davies, Steffan Lewis and Dafydd Trystan - have pledged their support for Dafydd Iwan in the Party's presidential election:

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • It makes every kind of sense to write about both John and Myfanwy in this biography; but John is its star.

    Fiery genius

  • With all the grief being spent over the death of Ianto Jones at the end of "Day Four" in 'Torchwood: Children Of Earth', I've also seen some online sorrow that the pterodactyl nicknamed Myfanwy, Welsh for "Beloved" may have perished in the blast that destroyed the Hub as well.

    Archive 2009-07-26

  • Myfanwy always had a means of escape - after all, we saw it soaring over the city of Cardiff at the end of the very first 'Torchwood' episode, "Everything Changes".

    Archive 2009-07-26

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  • it might just be Welsh, though

    June 17, 2010