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Trevor

[trev-er] /ˈtrɛv ər/
noun
1.
William (William Trevor Cox) born 1928, Irish short-story writer and novelist.
2.
a male given name.
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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

Trevor

/ˈtrɛvə/
noun
1.
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)
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Word Origin and History for Trevor

surname, from Trevor, Denbeigh.

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