- Henry,1622–95, English poet and mystic.
- Sarah (Lois),1924–90, U.S. jazz singer.
- a town in SW Ontario, in S Canada, near Toronto.
- a male given name: from a Welsh word meaning “small.”
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Examples from the Web for vaughan
At Vaughan Foods in the town of Moore, he reportedly sought to bring others to Islam.The Muslim Convert Behind America’s First Workplace Beheading
September 27, 2014
“This is the most basic form of immigration law enforcement,” Vaughan said.Inside The Center For Immigration Studies, The Immigration False-Fact Think Tank
May 15, 2014
What is of interest is Chanel herself, and on the subject Vaughan draws a brilliant portrait.Fascist Fashionista
August 13, 2011
But, as she was rushing towards the girl, Vaughan held her back.Sylph Etherege
Mr. Vaughan,' cried Cecilia Ossulton; 'you know it came from your heart.'The Pirate and The Three Cutters
Don't you know that all Miss Vaughan's orders are to be obeyed?
Miss Vaughan had preferred, in her anguish, to be held by Fanny rather than by her.
Another account of the disaster may be found in Vaughan's Golden Grove .Shakespearean Playhouses
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- Henry. 1622–95, Welsh mystic poet, best known for his Silex Scintillans (1650; 1655)
- Dame Janet (Maria). 1899–1993, British physician and university official: helped set up Britain's first National Blood Transfusion Service (1939): after World War II, became Britain's expert on the effects of radiation on humans; Principal of Somerville College, Oxford (1945–67)
- Sarah (Lois). 1924–90, US jazz vocalist and pianist, noted esp for her skill in vocal improvisation
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Word Origin and History for vaughan
from Welsh fychan, mutation of bychan "small."
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper