She inquired my name, and I repeated the plain, homely Scotch-Irish cognomen that had been handed down to me by my forefathers.
Perhaps the cognomen had something to do with her subordinate position.
The tintorera owes its cognomen to a singular peculiarity, which reveals his presence providentially to afar off.
Nelson had worked for an Englishman at Elizabethville and acquired his cognomen.
Swamp Fox was the cognomen bestowed on Marion by the British.
More than ever now did she cling to that cognomen of which she was so proud.
Afterwards the enemy was taken by him, he retaining the cognomen of "Archibald Bell-the-cat."
I take him to be a Cornelius rather than an Ælius, because of the cognomen.
Qutb of Srwn may be the Qutb Khn of earlier mention without the cognomen.
By adopting the cognomen of Habrodiaitos, or high-liver, he brought upon himself the nickname of Rhabdodiaitos, or brush-man.