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  • n. Alternative spelling of namesake.

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Examples

  • With four strong women at the helm (well, five if you count Sisarina, our imaginary name-sake), our business is based on the merits of sisterhood — that is, working to promote the shared conditions, experiences, or concerns of women.

    Women Grow Business » 2010 » March

  • You are absolutely right, I had clean forgot about your illustrious name-sake.

    Media musings

  • This year, however, was quite more significant than those previous, for it was rumored that the name-sake of the heavenly-white ship was included in the group upon the bow.

    Grant Whitney Harvey: Moonshadows: Part 1

  • Trembling, but with celerity, she 'skimmed,' like her celebrated name-sake, the turf; and annoyed only by the shadows of the trees, which all, as first they caught her eye, seemed the precursors of the approach of Mrs. Tyrold, speedily reached the mansion: but when she came to the little door by which she meant to enter, she found it fastened.

    Camilla

  • Be sure and get a picture of that darling baby with her name-sake.

    daily Hazel #90 « Adventures in Juggling

  • Same-store sales at its name-sake store were down 8.2%, while J. J.ll same-store sales fell 6.5%.

    Talbots Swings to a Loss,

  • - I am told, that these two worthy folks died within two days of one another: on which occasion I could not help saying to myself, in the words of David over Saul and his son Jonathan, the name-sake of our worthy butler — “They were lovely and pleasant in their lives, and in their deaths they were not divided.”

    Pamela

  • Mark Lawson writes in the programme that critics and audiences alike have seen this George as a pale imitation of his name-sake, willing to sell himself to get a commission.

    Sunday In The Park With George - Wyndam's Theatre, 19/08/06

  • No expense was spared it seemed, with Paul Bocuse coming out to oversee his name-sake restaurant and café in the complex.

    Japanese Savoury Pancake

  • He had been, many years ago, concerned in fraudulent practices, as a merchant, in France; and being convicted of some of them, was sent to the gallies, from whence he was delivered by the interest of the late duke of Ormond, to whom he had recommended himself in letter, as his name-sake and relation —

    The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

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