Definition of Davys

1. Noun. English navigator who explored the Arctic while searching for the Northwest Passage (1550-1605).

Exact synonyms: Davis, John Davis, John Davys
Generic synonyms: Navigator



Definition of Davys

1. Proper noun. (surname from=given names) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Davys

Davison
Davitt
Davo
Davy
Davy's gray
Davy Crockett
Davy Crockett cap
Davy Crockett caps
Davy Crockett hat
Davy Crockett hats
Davy Jones
Davy Jones' locker
Davy Jones's locker
Davy lamp
Davy lamps
Davys
Dawbarn's sign
Dawe
Dawega
Dawes
Dawida
Dawinka
Dawkes
Dawkin
Dawkins
Dawkinsian
Dawn
Daws
Dawson
Dawson's encephalitis

Literary usage of Davys

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1. A Bibliographical and Critical Account of the Rarest Books in the English by John Payne Collier (1865)
"davys:—" A French writer, (whom I love well), speakes of 3 kindes of Companions, Men, Women, ... The sudden death of Sir John davys is usually said to have ..."

2. The Genealogist (1881)
"The house at Loughborough, which the davys occupied, and where the Bishop ... Thus, Henry davys, of Tisbury, 1618, may have been a son of Henry davys and ..."

3. A Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain by Bernard Burke (1862)
"Richard davys, and thereupon took his maternal name and arms, to which he was ... Mr. CAMPBELL davys was educated at Trinity College, Oxford, and called to ..."

4. An Historical Account of the Plantation in Ulster at the Commencement of the by George Hill (1877)
"davys.—These undertakers in the barony of Omagh formed a family party of themselves, Sir John davys, as already stated, having married Eleanor, the youngest ..."

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