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byname

noun

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a descriptive or familiar name given instead of or in addition to the one belonging to an individual
  • Thomas Edward Lawrence is better known to most people by his byname, Lawrence of Arabia

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The first known use of byname was in the 14th century

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“Byname.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/byname. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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