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Lionel

[lahy-uh-nl]
noun
  1. a male given name, form of Leon.
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Contemporary Examples of lionel

Historical Examples of lionel

  • The tale that Lionel told made blame impossible, at least from Oliver.

    The Sea-Hawk

    Raphael Sabatini

  • Lionel lurched in, closed the door, and shot home one of its bolts.

    The Sea-Hawk

    Raphael Sabatini

  • In a flash Lionel bethought him of the proper place for this.

    The Sea-Hawk

    Raphael Sabatini

  • Lionel leaned his elbows on the table and took his head in his hands.

    The Sea-Hawk

    Raphael Sabatini

  • "He went out a moment since, I know not whither," replied Lionel.

    The Sea-Hawk

    Raphael Sabatini


Word Origin and History for lionel

Lionel

masc. proper name, from French, literally "young lion" (see lion).

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