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Isidor

or Isidore

[iz-i-dawr, -dohr] /ˈɪz ɪˌdɔr, -ˌdoʊr/
noun
1.
a male given name.
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  • On the third day of his seclusion in Uncle isidore's hut a storm came up.

    After the Divorce Grazia Deledda
  • “I'll wring his neck, too—if he has tried any of his games on me,” sobbed isidore.

    Robert Orange John Oliver Hobbes
  • So this man, this isidore Fortunat, knew that she had a son.

  • “I will take my oath that I am not sure it is a trick,” answered isidore.

    Robert Orange John Oliver Hobbes
  • isidore, who had been told about this, blushed deeply and seemed happy.

  • Here is another sketch of Étienne Geoffroy, also by his son isidore.

    Evolution, Old & New Samuel Butler
  • If you want pencils, paper, or anything else, isidore Cohen will get them for you.

    Little Aliens Myra Kelly
  • Then isidore hastened through the practical details of his proposition.

    The Cavalier George Washington Cable
  • isidore held the glass while Castrillon, with knit brows, studied the back view of his coat.

    Robert Orange John Oliver Hobbes
Word Origin and History for isidore

Isidore

masc. proper name, from French, from Latin Isidorus, from Greek Isidoros, literally "gift of Isis," from doron "gift" (see date (n.1)). St. Isidore, archbishop of Seville (600-636) wrote important historical, etymological, and ecclesiastical works and in 2001 was named patron saint of computers, computer users, and the Internet.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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