Example sentences for: dickson

How can you use “dickson” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Mr. Dickson says, for instance, that he has long had a special passion for apple names, and quotes several hundred of them, but he ignores the National Apple Register of the United Kingdom , by uriel W.G. Smith, which catalogues the names of 22,000 cultivars.

  • If Mr. Dickson wished to remain thoroughly American, he could still find interesting names on his doorstep.

  • A glance at the citations in the OED or at Partridge's article in Name Into Word , which Dickson cites in his bibliography, would have made it clear that this usage did not extend beyond the 17th century.

  • Inevitably, some of the entries are more imaginative than others; Dickson will have his hands full if everyone responds giving private words.

  • Mr. Dickson's definition of name is itself rather unsatisfactory.


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