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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of nickname.

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Examples

  • But after a review, replay officials ruled that Potvin - nicknamed "The Cat" - dislodged the net while backing toward the crease, allowing Rucchin's pass to go under it.

    NHL - National Hockey League - Anaheim vs. Los Angeles

  • GOSAT, nicknamed "Ibuki" after the Japanese word for "vitality," will cover those countries and also the atmosphere over seas.

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  • As an aside, aripiprazol was nicknamed akathisiol in one hospital I worked in.

    Mind Hacks

  • For days, the story in all the news outlets was about how this "tough cookie" nicknamed "Mighty Mouse" by her colleagues managed to single-handedly subdue the killer, even after being shot in both legs and the wrist.

    Susan Kim: Girl Heroes

  • If Martha Stewart sees jail time (a trial date was set last week), she'll likely be sent to the Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury, Conn., one of the minimum-security "prison camps," nicknamed "Club Fed."

    Advice For Martha

  • I also think that authors should just be "nicknamed" their most famous book, to make things easier.

    "The Bomber"

  • R. HAR.ER. Well, my wife started this drive, and we kind of nicknamed it operation shoebox, due to the fact that the shoeboxes are about the easiest thing to ship over there to the soldiers.

    CNN Transcript Feb 20, 2003

  • Ruben Studdard the new "American Idol," nicknamed "The Velvet Teddy Bear" by the celebrity judge Gladys Knight.

    CNN Transcript May 23, 2003

  • They also often incorporate at least one popular "nicknamed" sonata (the Pathétique, the Appassionata, etc.) somewhere in the program in order to appeal to the crowd.

    The Michigan Daily

  • "tough cookie" nicknamed "Mighty Mouse" by her colleagues managed to single-handedly subdue the killer, even after being shot in both legs and the wrist.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

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