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Alvin

[al-vin] /ˈæl vɪn/
noun
1.
a town in S Texas.
2.
a male given name: from Old English words meaning “elf” and “friend.”.
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  • Sim Eldredge and Alvin and some more all said they'd vote for you if they got a chance.

    The Rise of Roscoe Paine Joseph C. Lincoln
  • "Hope you've got lots of patience, Alvin," observed Mullet drily.

    The Rise of Roscoe Paine Joseph C. Lincoln
  • "You ask Ros," shouted Alvin, pounding the counter beside him.

    The Rise of Roscoe Paine Joseph C. Lincoln
  • It was not a probable name, but Alvin did not look like a probable human being.

    Pagan Passions Gordon Randall Garrett
  • And it wasn't as if Alvin would be missed, Forrester told himself.

    Pagan Passions Gordon Randall Garrett
Slang definitions & phrases for Alvin

alvin

noun

A person who can be fooled or defrauded easily; mark, patsy, sucker (Carnival, circus & underworld)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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