jay n darling


Jay Norwood [nawr-wood] , ("Ding") 1876–1962, U.S. political cartoonist.
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darling (ˈdɑːlɪŋ)
1.  a person very much loved: often used as a term of address
2.  a favourite: the teacher's darling
3.  beloved
4.  much admired; pleasing: a darling hat
[Old English dēorling; see dear, -ling1]

Darling (ˈdɑːlɪŋ)
Grace. 1815--42, English national heroine, famous for her rescue (1838) of some shipwrecked sailors with her father, a lighthouse keeper

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Word Origin & History

O.E. deorling, double dim. of deor "dear." The vowel shift from -e- to -a- (16c.) is usual for -er- followed by a consonant. "It is better to be An olde mans derlyng, than a yong mans werlyng" (1562).
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Bible Dictionary

Darling definition

Ps. 22:20; 35:17) means an "only one."

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