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[der-ik] /ˈdɛr ɪk/
a male given name. Unabridged
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  • She had met Derek's mother, and Derek's mother plainly disliked her.

    The Little Warrior P. G. Wodehouse
  • Derek had done the most amazing things since leaving school.

    Jill the Reckless P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse
  • On the railed platform-balcony girding its top I saw the figures of other guards standing, gazing down at Derek.

  • Barker entered with the toast, and Derek resumed his breakfast.

    Jill the Reckless P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse
  • It was possibly foolish, but, as Derek explained afterwards to Monica, the situation had passed beyond him.

    Men, Women and Guns H. C. (Herman Cyril) McNeile

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