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Davies

[dey-veez] /ˈdeɪ viz/
noun
1.
Arthur Bowen
[boh-uh n] /ˈboʊ ən/ (Show IPA),
1862–1928, U.S. painter.
2.
Joseph Edward, 1876–1958, U.S. lawyer and diplomat.
3.
Peter Maxwell, born 1934, English composer.
4.
(William) Robertson, 1913–1995, Canadian novelist, playwright, and essayist.

Davie

[dey-vee] /ˈdeɪ vi/
noun
1.
a town in SE Florida.
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  • Francis thrust his hand through his friend's arm and wheeled him round into Davies Street.

    The Evil Shepherd E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • The brushing and burning, however, were done by Davies's men.

    Personal Recollections of a Cavalryman J. H. (James Harvey) Kidd
  • Our conversation at dinner turned naturally on war, and in naval warfare I found I had come upon Davies's literary hobby.

    The Riddle of the Sands Erskine Childers
  • I could almost hear Davies saying that, as if Pater had never so much as thought of it.

    Adventures in the Arts Marsden Hartley
  • Davies had to go and shake hands, though at the moment he wished that he might avoid almost everybody.

    Under Fire Charles King
British Dictionary definitions for Davies

Davies

/ˈdeɪvɪs/
noun
1.
Sir John. 1569–1626, English poet, author of Orchestra or a Poem of Dancing (1596) and the philosophical poem Nosce Teipsum (1599)
2.
Sir Peter Maxwell. born 1934, British composer whose works include the operas Taverner (1967), The Martyrdom of St Magnus (1977), and Resurrection (1988), nine symphonies, and the ten Strathclyde Concertos; Master of the Queen's Music from 2004
3.
(William) Robertson. 1913–95, Canadian novelist and dramatist. His novels include Leaven of Malice (1954), Fifth Business (1970), The Rebel Angels (1981), What's Bred in the Bone (1985), and The Cunning Man (1994)
4.
W(illiam) H(enry). 1871–1940, Welsh poet, noted also for his Autobiography of a Super-tramp (1908)
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