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  • noun 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

  • 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 » 5 Steps to Creating a Sisterhood of Women Business Owners

  • 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

  • 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.

    Archive 2006-08-01

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