Michael vs Devon - What's the difference?

michael | devon |


As a proper noun michael

is , a variant of michel, popular in the end of the 20th century.

As a noun devon is

(australia|eastern australia) a type of processed meat sausage.

michael

English

Etymology 1

From Vulgate (etyl) Michael, Michahel, from (etyl) .

Alternative forms

* Michaell

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • .
  • * 1629 , , Meditations upon Creed'', ''The Works of Thomas Adams, James Nichol (1862) , volume 3, page 212:
  • Yea, it seems to me not fit for Christian humility to call a man Gabriel'' or ''Michael , giving the names of angels to the sons of mortality.
  • * 2008 , , The Northern Clemency , Harpercollins, ISBN 9780007174799, page 498:
  • He works in the steelworks, the boyfriend, on the factory floor. I'd say that was quite unusual, he's called Michael'. Insists on that, he does, not being called Mike or Micky or Mick, pretends not to hear you, then, "No, my name's actually ' Michael ."
  • (Judaism, Christianity, Islam) An archangel associated with defending Israel in the tribulation.
  • *
  • And at that time shall Michael stand up, the great prince that standeth for the children of thy people.
  • *
  • And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon.
    Derived terms
    * Michael acceptor * Michael addition * Michael donor * Michael reaction * take the Michael

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) Michael.

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • .
  • Statistics

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    devon

    English

    (wikipedia Devon)

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • A county of England bordered by Cornwall, Somerset, Dorset, the Bristol Channel and the English Channel.
  • Any of a number of places in US and Canada.
  • derived from the place name, or a variant of Devin.
  • of modern American usage, derived from the place name.
  • Synonyms

    * (county) Devonshire

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One of a breed of hardy cattle originating in Devon, England.