- William JosephWild Bill, 1883–1959, U.S. lawyer and military officer: organizer and director of the OSS 1942–45.
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Examples from the Web for donovan
Music journalist Joel Selwin annotates, with a preface by Donovan, a foreword by Jorma Kaukonen, and an afterword by John Poppy.The Best Coffee Table Books of 2014
December 13, 2014
Even those who have been leading protests against the verdict have praised Donovan.
Donovan had been privately concerned that running statewide would hurt his standing back home.
Back home in New Orleans, Donovan is reticent and Pleasant is reflective, but neither man fit in.'Fives and Twenty-Fives' Is Fiction Honed in a Combat Zone
August 25, 2014
Donovan was making one of his regular stops in a business where he cashed checks for a two percent fee.'Mob Wives’ Courtroom Drama Exposes Rat, But Protects Jury
March 12, 2014
"Only Father Donovan and Mrs. Conrad—and baby," she told me.The Woman Thou Gavest Me
But I see—I see very plainly that you do not wish me to marry the Donovan oof-girl.
Donovan had been for many years a generous subscriber to these funds.
Mr. Donovan took from his pocket a large purple handkerchief.
He was relieved when, after dinner, Donovan himself started a new subject.
Word Origin and History for donovan
from Irish Donndubhan "dark brown."
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper