Origin of Dorian1
Examples from the Web for dorian
Brown and his friend Dorian Johnson were going down the middle of the block for everyone to see.Ferguson Police Protect and Serve Themselves With Michael Brown Smear|Michael Daly|August 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Just so with Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto, whose identity seems increasingly lost in a cyber thicket that no one can penetrate.Mysteries Continue to Swirl Around the Identity of Bitcoin’s Creator|Jake Adelstein|March 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Once Kennex and Dorian are paired, the pilot spends the rest of the time trying to sell us this odd couple as a duo.
The show also provides several moments for Dorian to prove his usefulness to Kennex.
Philip Michael Thomas played Stix, and Dorian Harewood played Levi.The Saga of Whitney Houston’s Last Movie, ‘Sparkle’|Howard Rosenman|February 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
"I should think any one would miss you," says Dorian, impulsively.Faith and Unfaith|Duchess
In talk he often alluded laughingly to John Gray as his hero, "Dorian."Oscar Wilde, Volume 1 (of 2)|Frank Harris
She kept her lids lowered persistently, not daring to meet Dorian's ardent gaze.They Looked and Loved|Mrs. Alex McVeigh Miller
In naming these scales a mistake was made, that upon re being called the Dorian, and all the other names being applied improperly.A Popular History of the Art of Music|W. S. B. Mathews
This importation corresponds perhaps with the Dorian invasion of the Peloponnesus.The Races of Man|Joseph Deniker
c.1600, in reference to the mode of ancient Greek music, literally "of Doris," from Greek Doris, district in central Greece, traditionally named for Doros, legendary ancestor of the Dorians, whose name is probably related to doron "gift" (see date (n.1)).