Definition of Namesakes

1. Noun. (plural of namesake) ¹



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Definition of Namesakes

1. namesake [n] - See also: namesake

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Namesakes

nameko
nameless
nameless finger
namelessly
namelessness
namelessnesses
nameling
namelings
namely
nameplate
nameplates
namer
namers
names
namesake
namesakes (current term)
nameserver
nameservers
namespace
namespaced
namespaces
namespacing
namest
nametag
nametagged
nametags
nametape
nametapes
nameth
namevoting

Literary usage of Namesakes

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1. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1836)
"... who doubtless feel uneasy in their graves, at the imputation thrown on them by the behavior of their namesakes of the nineteenth century. ..."

2. A Vers de Société Anthology by Carolyn Wells (1907)
"TO VIOLET (With a Bunch of namesakes) HERE is a maid—I am afraid To give her name to you— Who makes great pets of violets— I wish I were one, too. ..."

3. Individual Training in Our Colleges by Clarence Frank Birdseye (1907)
"Small donations to college namesakes. Financial struggle of American colleges. CHAPTER VI OUR EARLIER COLLEGES: THEIR POVERTY THE AND SALARIES OF THEIR ..."

4. The Merv Oasis: Travels and Adventures East of the Caspian During the Years by Edmund O'Donovan (1883)
"The stopped watch—' I wish it may stop ! ' English ink v. Turcoman ink—My young namesakes—Marriage—Turcoman wives—' ..."

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