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- proper n. A male nickname.
- proper n. A diminutive of the male given name Thaddeus or Thaddaeus.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A very small boy, especially a small street-boy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a slight amount or degree of difference
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Adam Weinberg, the museum director, said this party was successful, raising $3.2 million—because of Mr. Tomkins, who has covered the art scene at the magazine for a last half-century and goes by the nickname "Tad."
The game was played in Tad Gormley Stadium - the Green Wave's first outdoor home contest since 1974.
Without another word Tad sat down with his feet dangling over, then crawled cautiously down the steep wall.
In 2008, Mr. Edwards IV, known as Tad, opened up a new firm, Benjamin F. Edwards & Co., dedicated to recreating the corporate culture of his father's company.
I called Kayla that night and asked her to call Tad and leave him a message.
Nor could she use the sword Tad was placing beside the oiled-canvas quivers of arrows.
The others sat watching without moving, and the women smiled at Val, who sat there gazing enraptured, and finally she got up and joined them too, and called Tad, and the men joined on and they snaked around the room and into the kitchen and back, then formed a circle and made up a dance that had pieces of the hora, of old square dance motions, and much sheer invention.
He listened quietly to the story, and then called Tad and told him to go and open the door.
"Hello, Chunky, any news?" called Tad on espying him.
"Yes, did you get the rope?" called Tad excitedly.