Associations to the word «Davenport»


DAVENPORT, proper noun. A habitational surname​ from the town in Cheshire.
DAVENPORT, proper noun. A surname​ of origin from the Gaelic Ó Donndubhartaigh.
DAVENPORT, proper noun. A surname​ of origin: de avesne port, where avesne is derived from avisna ("field" see:Wiese).
DAVENPORT, noun. A large sofa, especially a formal one.
DAVENPORT, noun. A writing desk.

Dictionary definition

DAVENPORT, noun. A city in eastern Iowa on the Mississippi River across from Moline and Rock Island.
DAVENPORT, noun. A small decorative writing desk.
DAVENPORT, noun. A large sofa usually convertible into a bed.

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