Davy

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See also: davy

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Davy

  1. A diminutive of the male given name David.
  2. A patronymic surname derived from David.

Derived terms[edit]

Quotations[edit]

  • ~1599 William Shakespeare: Henry the Fifth: Act IV, Scene I:
    Tell him, I'll knock his leek about his pate
    Upon Saint Davy's day.

Noun[edit]

Davy (plural Davies)

  1. A Davy lamp.
    • 1845, The Literary Gazette
      [] the experience of more than one of the best-regulated collieries of the north of England, where a vast number of Davies are in daily use.

French[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Davy m

  1. A surname derived from David.
  2. A male given name of modern usage.

Manx[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Davy m

  1. A male given name, Manx equivalent to David

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
Davy Ghavy Navy
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.