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[trev-er] /ˈtrɛv ər/
William (William Trevor Cox) born 1928, Irish short-story writer and novelist.
a male given name. Unabridged
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  • The upshot of our conference was that Miss Trevor agreed to stay on at the "Hundred."

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  • So he lost no opportunity of cultivating Miss Trevor's acquaintance.

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  • Miss Trevor began to laugh; quietly at first, and, as her merriment increased, heartily.

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  • To have it all come to nothing—when I was so proud, so buoyant—and Mr. Trevor and all!

  • Captain Trevor was on the quarterdeck and word was passed that target practice would immediately begin.

British Dictionary definitions for Trevor


William, real name William Trevor Cox. born 1928, Irish novelist and short-story writer. His novels include The Old Boys (1964), The Children of Dynmouth (1977), Felicia's Journey (1994), and The Story of Lucy Gault (2002)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for Trevor

surname, from Trevor, Denbeigh.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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