- Edgar WilsonBill Nye, 1850–96, U.S. humorist.
- a male given name, form of Aneurin.
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A couple minutes later, Nye began his reply on a civil note: “Mr. Ham,” said Nye.
Simply put, thanks to the existence of antagonists like Nye, creationism is both profitable and, by all appearances, kind of fun.
Ham won this debate months ago, when Nye agreed to participate.
Near the end of the debate, Nye found his footing, speaking passionately about the joys of scientific discovery.
Nye went into the debate, he says, in order to protect and promote science education in the United States.
Nye's description of Burgoyne's surrender is well worth repeating.Revolutionary Reader
Sophie Lee Foster
Mr. Nye has resided, for some time past, near Asheville, N.C.
I suppose Nye knows that Charles Shand is off the map at present, eh?Spies of the Kaiser
William Le Queux
Then cheer on cheer rent the air, and in the midst of it all, Mr. Nye appeared.A Guest at the Ludlow and Other Stories
Edgar Wilson (Bill) Nye
This followed upon what was virtually the discovery of Nye by Field.Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions
- a flock of pheasantsAlso called: nide, eye
C15: from Old French ni, from Latin nīdus nest