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Costello

[kos-tl-oh, ko-stel-oh] /ˈkɒs tlˌoʊ, kɒˈstɛl oʊ/
noun
1.
John Aloysius
[al-oh-ish-uh s,, -ee-uh s] /ˌæl oʊˈɪʃ əs,, -i əs/ (Show IPA),
1891–1976, Irish political leader: prime minister of the Republic of Ireland 1948–51, 1954–57.
2.
Lou (Louis Francis Cristillo) 1906–59, U.S. actor, half of the comedy team of Abbott and Costello.
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  • "You don't say that as if you believed it," Mrs. Costello observed.

    Daisy Miller Henry James
  • Presently he pointed out the young girl and her cavalier to Mrs. Costello.

    Daisy Miller Henry James
  • Costello Nebeker was to engage the services of the constables.

    The Kentucky Ranger Edward T. Curnick
  • He was waiting for Mr. Costello to tell him the worst, that he could not come again.

    The Music Master

    Charles Klein
  • Costello looked at him and shook his head slowly: the man was touched.

    The Music Master

    Charles Klein
British Dictionary definitions for Costello

Costello

/kɒˈstɛləʊ/
noun
1.
Elvis, real name Declan McManus. born 1954, British rock singer and songwriter. His recordings include This Year's Model (1978), "Oliver's Army" (1979), Spike (1989), Brutal Youth (1994), and When I Was Cruel (2003)
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