- the incomplete skeletal remains of a female hominid found in eastern Ethiopia in 1974 and classified as Australopithecus afarensis.
Origin of Lucy1
- a female given name.
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Contemporary Examples of lucy
The film will also star Pam Grier, Michael Richards (of Seinfeld), Peter Bogdanovich, and, he says, “hopefully Lucy Liu.”Tom Sizemore’s Revenge: On Tom Cruise’s Scientology Recruitment, Drugs, and Craving a Comeback
September 26, 2014
Upon his return, she unpacked his bag and discovered love letters between him and her social secretary, Lucy Mercer.Eleanor Roosevelt: Feminist Icon
September 2, 2014
In the midst of this rampage, I found myself talking with Lucy Big Lake.Native American Basketball Team in Wyoming Have Hoop Dreams Of Their Own
August 31, 2014
Lucy can control matter, and all the rules of existence are abolished.
When Lucy is demonstrating her power to the audience, it is through violence toward these (brown) men.
Historical Examples of lucy
Lucy is the justice's daughter in Miss Edgeworth's little chamber-drama.De Libris: Prose and Verse
So she, following the example of Lucy, wished to sell everything that she might give.The Dream
He drove gloomily away, and Lucy Ann stepped into the store, musing.
"I want some things," repeated Lucy Ann, with determination.
Lucy Ann could have called out to them, in joyous understanding, they looked so free.
- Saint. died ?303 ad, a virgin martyred by Diocletian in Syracuse. Feast day: Dec 13
Word Origin and History for lucy
fem. proper name, from French Lucie, from Latin Lucia, fem. of Lucius (see Lucian).
Nickname for one of the most complete skeletons of an early ancestor of humans ever found. Discovered in Ethiopia by Don Johanson, Tim White, and Tom Gray, Lucy lived approximately three million years ago. She walked upright, and anthropologists estimate that she was about twenty years old when she died. Lucy is considered one of the great finds of anthropology.