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[loo-el-in] /luˈɛl ɪn/
Richard (Richard David Vivian Llewellyn Lloyd) 1907?–83, Welsh novelist.
a male given name: associated, by folk etymology, with Welsh llew lion or llyw leader. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He must have interrupted your work a good bit, began Llewellyn, then he checked himself.

  • Llewellyn stammered out, with his usual stutter when spoken to sharply.

    The Wreck of the Nancy Bell J. C. Hutcheson
  • Of course I have got several of Leslies letters, answered Llewellyn.

  • But I think that Llewellyn is our man, simply for this reason.

    The Maid of Sker Richard Doddridge Blackmore
  • Later a man named Llewellyn promoted the strain and added new blood.

    The Dogs of Boytown Walter A. Dyer
  • After all Mr Llewellyn has done; it is positively ungrateful.

    The Maid of Sker Richard Doddridge Blackmore
  • Llewellyn could hear nothing, and began to remonstrate; but away sprang Rhys, and he called after him in vain.

    The Fairy Mythology Thomas Keightley
  • But for my own part, give me a well-bred Llewellyn setter; they're the humanest dog they is.

    The Dogs of Boytown Walter A. Dyer
  • After some slight engagements, the English once more drove Llewellyn and his host into the crags of Snowdon.

    A History of England Charles Oman
British Dictionary definitions for Llewellyn


Colonel Harry. 1911–99, Welsh show-jumping rider: on Foxhunter, he was a member of the British team that won the gold medal at the 1952 Olympic Games
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