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Definition of Byname

Byname
Byname By"name`, v. t. To give a nickname to. --Camden.

Meaning of Byname from wikipedia

- adjective "Fidelis" ("loyal") bestowed on various Roman legions. Descriptive bynames were given to a person to distinguish them from other persons of the same...
- medieval Irish literature, several real and legendary kings were given the byname 'red hand' or 'red handed' to signify that they were great warriors. One...
- chant". "Paeon" was also the name of a divine physician and an epithet ("byname") of Apollo. The basis of the word παιάν is *παιάϝων. Its ultimate etymology...
- Donn is a given name in the Irish language. Donn was originally a byname, which had two meanings: one of the meanings was "brown"; the other was "chief"...
- Bauernfeind (variant Bauerfeind) is a German surname. It originates as a byname, literally "peasants' enemy", in the late medieval period, before that (12th...
- Dāsa (Sanskrit: दास) is a Sanskrit word found in ancient Indian texts such as the Rigveda and Arthasastra. It usually means "enemy" or "servant" but dasa...
- (2019), "Mahatma Gandhi", Encyclopædia Britannica Quote: "Mahatma Gandhi, byname of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, (born October 2, 1869, Porbandar, India –...
- also known as Harald IV, was king of Norway from 1130 until his death. His byname Gille is probably from Middle Irish Gilla Críst "servant of Christ". Harald...
- modern Gaelic form of Cainnech is Coinneach; the name was derived from a byname meaning "handsome", "comely". A short form of Kenneth is Ken or Kenn. A...
- oral law, the Mishnah and the Talmud. Moses is also given a number of bynames in Jewish tradition. The Midrash identifies Moses as one of seven biblical...
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