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Dave

[deyv] /deɪv/
noun
1.
a male given name, form of David.

Brubeck

[broo-bek] /ˈbru bɛk/
noun
1.
David Warren ("Dave") 1920–2012, U.S. jazz pianist and composer.
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  • What under the sun do you s'pose Dave and Jont find to talk about?

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  • Which there are some that are that debased they even thrives on wood alcohol, Dave.

    Louisiana Lou William West Winter
  • They were clothes about like those worn by Sucatash and Dave Mackay.

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  • In the morning he consulted Dave and that young man shared his fears.

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  • French Pete dies; Panamint dies; that there young Dave dies!

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British Dictionary definitions for Dave

Brubeck

/ˈbruːbɛk/
noun
1.
Dave. 1920–2012, US modern jazz pianist and composer; formed his own quartet in 1951
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