Definitions

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  • proper n. A male given name; the name of a saint, pope, several emperors and a president.

Etymologies

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From the Ancient Greek Θεόδωρος (Theodoros, "gift of god").

Examples

  • The entire task force squad room froze stone cold as the name Theodore Robert Bundy came up on the computer record.

    The Riverman

  • After he turned to painting that same year, he exhibited widely in Germany under the name Theodore Lux before emigrating to the United States in 1936.

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  • Theodore is also unrestricted and he's probably done; same with Brendan Morrison if the Caps can find another second-line center.

    Washington Capitals Team Report

  • They clearly didn't have much confidence in Theodore — despite what they repeatedly said to the contrary.

    Washington Capitals Team Report

  • If one name most widely represents the style of the American Arts & Crafts movement in Theodore Roosevelt's era, it is Gustav Stickley.

    Four-Square Reformer

  • Jose Theodore is the veteran and has some solid performances this season, most recently a 44-save effort against Detroit, for example.

    GM McPhee likes the look, performance of Capitals

  • KNOX: The high-energy sound waves that Theodore is about to beam at Cassidy Driscoll's heel is tightly focused.

    Experimental Therapy For Sore Heels Has Skeptics

  • RICHARD KNOX: Orthopedic surgeon George Theodore is about to blast a patient's foot with shock waves generated by sound.

    Experimental Therapy For Sore Heels Has Skeptics

  • * Some historians believe Holmes was referring to Theodore Roosevelt, who appointed him to the Court, but the assessment fits Franklin better.

    THE PROMISE

  • Jose Theodore is playing out of his head in goal for the Avs, and several of their top players missed significant time with injuries but are back now, so they are well-rested (relative to other teams).

    Sifting through the first round, picking the second

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