- a town in S Texas.
- a male given name: from Old English words meaning “elf” and “friend.”
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Examples from the Web for alvin
That struck the ACLU—and the judge in the case, Alvin Hellerstein—as a specious argument.The Detainee Abuse Photos Obama Didn’t Want You To See
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"Hope you've got lots of patience, Alvin," observed Mullet drily.
Sim Eldredge and Alvin and some more all said they'd vote for you if they got a chance.
"You ask Ros," shouted Alvin, pounding the counter beside him.
It was not a probable name, but Alvin did not look like a probable human being.
Gerda and Alvin Sherdlap didn't even notice what was happening.