Definitions

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  • proper n. A male given name; and of mostly British usage.

Etymologies

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Saint's name from Latin Peregrinus, from peregrinus ("foreigner").

Examples

  • The award of a Predevelopment Agreement to Peregrine should be exempted from competition requirements of state law and City Code on a sole-source basis because Peregrine is the only entity that holds both franchises, is the only entity that will renovate the MLS Stadium and construct the new Triple-A baseball stadium and is the only entity other than the City that will incur predevelopment costs.

    Jack Bog's Blog: June 2009 Archives

  • The award of a Predevelopment Agreement to Peregrine should be exempted from competition requirements of state law and City Code on a sole-source basis because Peregrine is the only entity that holds the MLS franchise and is the only entity that will renovate the MLS Stadium and is the only entity other than the City that will incur predevelopment costs.

    Jack Bog's Blog: July 2009 Archives

  • The award of an Operating Agreement to Peregrine should be exempted from competition requirements of state law and City Code on a sole-source basis because Peregrine is the only entity that holds the MLS franchise.

    Jack Bog's Blog: July 2009 Archives

  • Sulu recognized this particular model: Despite its street-level uses, it was called a Peregrine, after the falcon.

    The Captain's Daughter

  • Greatly worried by the extravagance of the phrase Peregrine said no more.

    Killer Dolphin

  • We have a doublet of Pilgrim in Pegram, though this may come from the name Peregrine, the etymology being the same, viz.Lat. peregrines, a foreigner.

    The Romance of Names

  • I am very sorry that poor little Peregrine is dead now.

    The Story of My Life

  • Before the end of November, Sufanna, the Wife of William White, was delivered of a fon, whom they called Peregrine; ha is fuppofed to have been the firft child of European extraction bom in New-England.

    An historical, geographical, commercial, and philosophical view of the American United States

  • "Indeed, Mr. Vereker, we have talked of you often -- though always as 'Peregrine' --"

    Peregrine's Progress

  • Joan did all the writing and Becky had far more ability but never wrote anything except two serial stories for her high school Aegis under the fictional name Peregrine Kenelen.

    Becky London – A Short Biography of Jack London's Daughter

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