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michael | trevor |

As a proper noun michael

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



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.
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  • And at that time shall Michael stand up, the great prince that standeth for the children of thy people.
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  • 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)
  • .
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    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • , from Welsh Trefor. Popular in the UK in the 1950s and the 1960s.
  • * 1941 , The Destructors , Collected Stories, Heinemann 1941, page 327
  • He never wasted a word even to tell his name until that was required of him by the rules. When he said 'Trevor' it was a statement of fact, not as it would have been with the others a statement of shame or defiance. - - - There was every reason why T., as he was afterwards referred to, should have been an object of mockery - there was his name ( and they substituted the initial because otherwise they had no excuse not to laugh at it ) - - -