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[trev-er] /ˈtrɛv ər/
William (William Trevor Cox) born 1928, Irish short-story writer and novelist.
a male given name. Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for Trevor


William, real name William Trevor Cox. born 1928, Irish novelist and short-story writer. His novels include The Old Boys (1964), The Children of Dynmouth (1977), Felicia's Journey (1994), and The Story of Lucy Gault (2002)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for Trevor

surname, from Trevor, Denbeigh.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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