\nˈe͡ɪmse͡ɪk], \nˈeɪmseɪk], \n_ˈeɪ_m_s_eɪ_k]\
Definitions of NAMESAKE
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
One having the same name; one called or named after out of regard to another Christian name, the name that a person receives at baptism, being the first part of the name, as John, James, Margaret: surname, a name added to or over and above the Christian name, as Nisbet and Beattie, in the names Robert Nisbet and Wlliam beattie: in name, in profession; not in reality: in the name of, in behalf of; by the authority of: a proper name, in gram., a name that can be applied to one person or thing only of the same kind or class, as John, London, Europe: to call names, to use opprobrious or reproachful language in speakin to: totake a name in vain, to use the name lightly or profanely.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.