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Tyson

[tahy-suh n] /ˈtaɪ sən/
noun
1.
Michael Gerald ("Mike"; "Iron Mike") born 1966, U.S. boxer.
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  • Mr. Tyson is of the best stock of the Philadelphia Quakers, and the traditional fame of his party will not suffer in his hands.

  • X-Ray Tyson called out, having been observing what the other was doing.

  • What if all the time she had simply been making use of him as—as a damned stalking-horse for Tyson?

    The Tysons May Sinclair
  • Mrs. Tyson kept her talking in the room, and she never forgot the scene.

    Robert Elsmere Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Tyson thought nothing of going up to town for the week-end and leaving Louis to entertain his wife in his absence.

    The Tysons May Sinclair
British Dictionary definitions for Tyson

Tyson

/ˈtaɪsən/
noun
1.
Mike. born 1966, US boxer. World heavyweight champion (1986–90, and 1996): jailed for rape (1992–95) and assault (1999); banned from professional boxing (1997–98) after biting off part of his opponent's ear
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