- William Ly·on [lahy-uh n] /ˈlaɪ ən/, 1865–1943, U.S. educator and literary critic.
- a male given name.
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Examples from the Web for phelps
Things began to look up, she said in the post, when she met Phelps, 29, on Tinder.Exclusive: Michael Phelps’s Intersex Self-Proclaimed Girlfriend, Taylor Lianne Chandler, Tells All
November 26, 2014
After all, the small congregation— about 40 strong —is comprised almost entirely of the Phelps brood.
Raised a Methodist, Phelps was ordained a Southern Baptist minister in 1947 at the age of 17.
Phelps approach to sharing “good news” was always dogmatic, extreme, and seemingly void of humanity.Fred Phelps May Be Dead, But His Fundamentalist God Lives
Matthew Paul Turner
March 23, 2014
Phelps lay along a continuum of conservatism—not on the other side of a border from it.Fred Phelps, Friend of the Gays
March 20, 2014
Why, we heard that your cousin had died—that is, I heard it was a cousin; Phelps heard it was an uncle.
Here was I saying it was a cousin and Phelps declaring it was an uncle.
"We'd search them just the same," said Mr. Phelps, grinning.Wild Justice: Stories of the South Seas
Clemens, and Phelps too, it seems, felt overshadowed by this ancestry.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete
Albert Bigelow Paine
"Mr. Phelps tells me you suffer from somnambulism," the doctor went on.The Ivory Snuff Box
- Michael (Fred). born 1985, US swimmer, who won a record eighteen gold medals at three Olympic Games: six in 2004, eight in 2008, and four in 2012
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