Associations to the word «Davis»

Wiktionary

DAVIS, proper noun. A common patronymic surname​ derived from David; variant of Davies
DAVIS, proper noun. Any of a number of places named after people with the surname, including a city in California
DAVIS, proper noun. A university in Davis, California (University of California, Davis)

Dictionary definition

DAVIS, noun. English navigator who explored the Arctic while searching for the Northwest Passage (1550-1605).
DAVIS, noun. United States painter who developed an American version of cubism (1894-1964).
DAVIS, noun. United States jazz musician; noted for his trumpet style (1926-1991).
DAVIS, noun. American statesman; president of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War (1808-1889).
DAVIS, noun. United States tennis player who donated the Davis Cup for international team tennis competition (1879-1945).
DAVIS, noun. United States film actress (1908-1989).

Wise words

Don't you know this, that words are doctors to a diseased temperment?
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