The soubriquet "Artemus Ward," was not taken from the Revolutionary general.
What may have been the meaning of the other element in his soubriquet is not so easy to say.
He had the soubriquet of Doson, as though he were only a promiser, not a performer of his engagements.
It was from this circumstance he had obtained the soubriquet of “wolf-killer.”
To this genius, on account of his many disagreeable qualities, we had given the soubriquet of ‘Common Doings.’
At this time she was known to her comrades by the soubriquet of "Sans Gne."
Poodle B—g, so well known in the world of fashion, owed his soubriquet to Brummell.
He was toasted among the soldiery, and elsewhere also, under the soubriquet of Corporal Violet.
Here followed à l'outrance, bête noir, soubriquet, all our old friends.
For Jones had earned his soubriquet by always showing a particularly large white feather when there was any chance of a fray.