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Derek

[der-ik] /ˈdɛr ɪk/
noun
1.
a male given name.
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  • She had met Derek's mother, and Derek's mother plainly disliked her.

    The Little Warrior P. G. Wodehouse
  • Derek and Sheila have been brought up to be in sympathy with the poor and oppressed.

    The Freelands John Galsworthy
  • On the railed platform-balcony girding its top I saw the figures of other guards standing, gazing down at Derek.

  • Derek sat in the windowsill, and when he moved he touched me.

    The Freelands John Galsworthy
  • It was possibly foolish, but, as Derek explained afterwards to Monica, the situation had passed beyond him.

    Men, Women and Guns H. C. (Herman Cyril) McNeile

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