Football newspapers will be deciding whether eddie D. should go into the Hall of Fame.
Behind those beloved voices are Mike Myers and eddie Murphy—comedy icons who have enjoyed long and rewarding careers.
Pvt. eddie Slovik was the bravest soldier that one World War II veteran says he ever encountered.
In fact, the pair recently had a big baseball powwow, with active and retired players like Brian Wilson and eddie Murray.
Can eddie Genson's fireworks get a fair trial for the hate figure of the hour?
For the first time Bill noticed that just at eddie's feet lay a dead Confederate.
eddie flushed angrily, and turned aside a little impatiently.
eddie waved the cigar aside as if his host had offered it to him in the midst of a funeral service.
When I am rich, and can buy back Riversdale, eddie will be quite happy.
She hung up the receiver, sprang up, and looked very much surprised to see eddie and her father still there just as before.
"iced gin drink served in a tall glass" (called a Collins glass), 1940, American English; earlier Tom Collins (by 1878), of uncertain origin. Popular in early 1940s; bartending purists at the time denied it could be based on anything but gin. The surname (12c.) is from a masc. proper name, a diminutive of Col, itself a pet form of Nicholas.
mid-15c., Scottish ydy, possibly from Old Norse iða "whirlpool," from Proto-Germanic *ith- "a second time, again," which is related to the common Old English prefix ed- "again, backwards; repetition, turning" (forming such words as edðingung "reconciliation," edgift "restitution," edniwian "to renew, restore," edhwierfan "to retrace one's steps," edgeong "to become young again"). Cf. Old English edwielle "eddy, vortex, whirlpool." The prefix is cognate with Latin et, Old High German et-, Gothic iþ "and, but, however." Related: Eddies.
1810, from eddy (n.). Related: Eddied; eddying.
A current, as of water or air, moving in a direction that is different from that of the main current. Eddies generally involve circular motion; unstable patterns of eddies are often called turbulence. See also vortex.