In dramatic lore their names are Death, Destruction, Pestilence, and Famine.
Keep their names on the prayer lists at synagogues, churches, and mosques.
He proposed—and here he seems to be daring us to follow him—that attention, will, and belief are three names for the same process.
The names of these additional alleged perpetrators might mean less than their omission from the original story.
The judge suggested they mind their nursery rhymes—Sticks and stones will break my bones, but names will never hurt me.
The money must always be sent, with the names, direct to the Publisher.
Sara was quite attached to them, and had given them all names out of books.
I cannot refrain from giving my readers the very Grecian names of my kind entertainers.
He thought of the names he had heard used by the guards of the Earl.
In the Raika-Bagh are more racing cups than this memory holds the names of.
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.