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Friedman said “caution has been a byword” in his long handling of the case but it was time for Hinckley to be set free.Would-be Reagan assassin John W. Hinckley Jr. wins unconditional release|Spencer Hsu|September 27, 2021|Washington Post
Flying cars are almost a byword for the misplaced optimism of technologists, but recent news suggests their future may be on slightly firmer footing.
Robinhood, the brokerage that has become a byword for the boom in retail trading, is planning to go public.Why Robinhood is keeping its IPO filing confidential|John Detrixhe|March 24, 2021|Quartz
Soon their sweeping machine was outselling their cups and saucers and Bissell became a byword for floor cleaners—by royal appointment too!Best cordless vacuum: Suck up debris without getting yourself tangled|Charlotte Marcus|January 19, 2021|Popular-Science
It was a ghastly tragedy that rattled a nation and became a byword for anti-Semitism in France.A Horror Story of True-Life Anti-Semitism in France|Tracy McNicoll|April 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At a time when “right to work” has become a byword for union-busting, this is radical indeed.12 Ways Catholicism is More Radical Than Pope Francis|Nathan Schneider|February 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Syndicated columnist Dan Savage even campaigned to turn “santorum” into a byword for sexual waste as revenge.
By Leo Mirani Drones have a terrible reputation, mostly because they have become a byword for death and destruction.
But he marred it all by a temper so ungovernable that in Paris there was current a byword, "Explosive as Garnache."St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
For years the names of oil king and iron master have been a hissing and a byword among the hot-heads in America.The Iron Puddler|James J. Davis
A prince may be the byword of all Europe, yet he alone know nothing of it.
And besides, when folk talk of a country covered with troops, it's but a kind of a byword at the best.Kidnapped|Robert Louis Stevenson
Had not the justice of the strong become a byword and a loathing?The Squire's Daughter|Silas K(itto) Hocking