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Derek

[der-ik]
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noun
  1. a male given name.
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  • She was fonder of Uncle Chris than of anyone in the world except Derek.

    Jill the Reckless

    P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse

  • Derek and Lady Underhill were merged into the mass of refugees.

    Jill the Reckless

    P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse

  • Each beat of his foot jarred Derek, but he made no complaint.

    Jill the Reckless

    P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse

  • Barker entered with the toast, and Derek resumed his breakfast.

    Jill the Reckless

    P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse

  • "There is nothing to be gained, as far as I can see, by all this talk," retorted Derek.

    Jill the Reckless

    P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse