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Desmond

[dez-muh nd] /ˈdɛz mənd/
noun
1.
a male given name.
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  • Instead he sucked his lemon, stared at Desmond, and smiled—valiantly.

    The Hill Horace Annesley Vachell
  • Archie and Desmond now arrived, and paid their respects to the admiral.

    The Three Commanders W.H.G. Kingston
  • Desmond stood up in turn, and made her a little grave inclination.

    Long Odds Harold Bindloss
  • “Why, by stowing them away in the locker and jumping overboard,” answered Desmond.

    The Three Commanders W.H.G. Kingston
  • Two of the smaller boats under the command of the master, who was accompanied by Desmond and Archie, then pulled in.

    The Three Commanders W.H.G. Kingston
British Dictionary definitions for Desmond

Desmond

/ˈdɛzmənd/
noun
1.
15th Earl of, title of Gerald Fitzgerald. died 1583, Anglo-Irish nobleman, who led a Catholic rebellion (1579) against English domination of Ireland
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