Example sentences for: dickson

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

  • The article is a classic, probably the first on the subject to appear in a scholarly journal, though there are other informal references to family language, some of which are documented by Dickson in his Bibliography.

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

  • To irrespressible name-collectors like Paul Dickson they bring the thrill of a new find that anyone who has ever collected anything will understand.

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

  • 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.


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