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Lindsay

[lind-zee, lin-] /ˈlɪnd zi, ˈlɪn-/
noun
1.
Howard, 1889–1968, U.S. playwright, producer, and actor.
2.
John V(liet) [vleet] /vlit/ (Show IPA), 1921–2000, U.S. politician: mayor of New York City 1966–74.
3.
(Nicholas) Vachel
[vey-chuh l] /ˈveɪ tʃəl/ (Show IPA),
1879–1931, U.S. poet.
4.
a town in SE Ontario, in S Canada.
5.
a male or female given name.
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  • Aunt Lindsay is quite an old lady, and she's very eccentric.

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  • And I really didn't know what to do about my teacher and aunt Lindsay.

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  • So you have been masquerading as a native again, Mr. Lindsay?

  • "I am glad that you have come, Captain Lindsay," the latter said.

  • You have, then, no good opinion of the Mahrattas, Captain Lindsay?

British Dictionary definitions for Lindsay

Lindsay

/ˈlɪndzɪ/
noun
1.
See (Sir David) Lyndsay
2.
(Nicholas) Vachel (ˈveɪtʃəl). 1879–1931, US poet; best known for General William Booth (1913) and The Congo (1914)
3.
Norman Alfred William. 1879–1969, Australian artist and writer
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