amy

[ ey-mee ]
/ ˈeɪ mi /

noun, plural a·mies. Slang.

a vial of amyl nitrate.

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Origin of amy

by shortening

Definition for amy (2 of 3)

Amy
[ ey-mee ]
/ ˈeɪ mi /

noun

a female given name: from a French word meaning “beloved.”

Definition for amy (3 of 3)

Hamilton
[ ham-uh l-tuh n ]
/ ˈhæm əl tən /

noun

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British Dictionary definitions for amy (1 of 2)

Hamilton1
/ (ˈhæməltən) /

noun

a port in central Canada, in S Ontario on Lake Ontario: iron and steel industry. Pop: 618 820 (2001)
a city in New Zealand, on central North Island. Pop: 129 300 (2004 est)
a town in S Scotland, in South Lanarkshire near Glasgow. Pop: 48 546 (2001)
the capital and chief port of Bermuda. Pop: 3461 (2000)
the former name of Churchill (def. 1)

British Dictionary definitions for amy (2 of 2)

Hamilton2
/ (ˈhæməltən) /

noun

Alexander. ?1757–1804, American statesman. He was a leader of the Federalists and as first secretary of the Treasury (1789–95) established a federal bank
Lady Emma. ?1765–1815, mistress of Nelson
James, 1st Duke of Hamilton. 1606–49, Scottish supporter of Charles I in the English Civil War: defeated by Cromwell at the Battle of Preston and executed
Lewis (Carl) . born 1985, English racing driver; Formula One world champion (2008)
Richard. 1922–2011, British artist: a pioneer of the pop art style
Sir William Rowan. 1805–65, Irish mathematician: founded Hamiltonian mechanics and formulated the theory of quaternions
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Medical definitions for amy

Hamilton
[ hăməl-tən ]
Alice 1869-1970

American toxicologist and physician known for her research on occupational poisons and her book Industrial Poisons in the United States (1925).
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