William J. Mann is the author of Kate: The Woman Who Was Hepburn, which was named a New York Times Notable Book.
A sexy “lobbyist” named Destiny, who Nicholson uses to seduce politicians on Capitol Hill, attempts to bed Senator Tanner.
named one of the 25 “Most Influential Evangelicals” in 2005 by Time, Colson has used his platform to inflame the culture wars.
But these high-level sources who refused to be quoted or named say his resignation is only a matter of time.
Lonely Planet recently named Sierra Leone one of its top 10 countries to visit in 2009.
I readily promised to do so, and the following day was named for the purpose.
He named his price, besides expenses; and as it was reasonable, I accepted it at once.
With the lithe, easy motions of the animal after which he was named, the Indian rose.
Another was on the west of the promontory of Paria, and named Cape Lapa.
In recognition, an attractive public park was named for him.
Old English nama, noma "name, reputation," from Proto-Germanic *namon (cf. Old Saxon namo, Old Frisian nama, Old High German namo, German Name, Middle Dutch name, Dutch naam, Old Norse nafn, Gothic namo "name"), from PIE *nomn- (cf. Sanskrit nama; Avestan nama; Greek onoma, onyma; Latin nomen; Old Church Slavonic ime, genitive imene; Russian imya; Old Irish ainm; Old Welsh anu "name").
Meaning "famous person" is from 1610s. Meaning "one's reputation" is from c.1300. As a modifier meaning "well-known," first attested 1938. Name brand is from 1944; name-calling attested from 1846; name-dropper first recorded 1947. name-tag is from 1903; name-child attested from 1845. The name of the game "the essential thing or quality" is from 1966; to have one's name in lights "be a famous performer" is from 1929.
He who once a good name gets,
May piss a bed, and say he sweats.
["Dictionary of Buckish Slang, University Wit and Pickpocket Eloquence," London, 1811]
Old English namian "to name, call; nominate, appoint," from source of name (n.). Related: Named; naming.