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Synonyms for Davis

English navigator who explored the Arctic while searching for the Northwest Passage (1550-1605)

United States painter who developed an American version of cubism (1894-1964)


United States jazz musician

American statesman

United States tennis player who donated the Davis Cup for international team tennis competition (1879-1945)

United States film actress (1908-1989)


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Media reports had revealed last week that his advisors include John Weaver, a former adviser to McCain, and Fred Davis, who produces television ads for Republican candidates.
Beekeeper Fred Davis approached the opera company in the fall of 2009 with the idea: "It is an ideal location for honeybees, as they can benefit from the density of flowers and green spaces within a three-to-five-kilometre range of the building.
Anthony McCoy, the new starter at tight end after the departure of Fred Davis, dropped several short passes in practice, something he admitted he needs to improve.
Two advertising executives, Fred Davis, of Strategic Perception in Los Angeles, and Chris Mottola, a Philadelphia-based consultant, have joined Sen.
The OSU safeties and outside linebackers need to keep control of USC tight end Fred Davis as well as Oregon did last week when he was held to one catch.
IN THE SWIM: Contestants in the Mersey Mile race circa 1930s dive off the steamer Skirmisher; SPORTING HISTORY: Bootle Cricket Club in Hawthorne Road, above, circa 1950; members of Merseyside Former Boxers' Association, left, bid farewell to Liverpool Stadium in February 1987 (picture Jim Jenkinson); below, snooker's Fred Davis v Joe Davis in the majestic Small Concert Room at St George's Hall (collection Roger Lee); SPORTING LIFE: Author Ray Physick; OLD AND NEW: The picture of the game of bowls on Great George Square, in the shadow of Liverpool Cathedral (from Liverpool Record Office), dates from between the wars; Mary Gorry, far left, was the regular Everton Toffee Lady in the 1950s; Waterloo Rugby Club players, left, emerge from their 1920s pavilion
of Minnesota, Duluth) grounds and revises the work of the sociologist Fred Davis on identity negotiations in and through time.
4: England's Fred Davis became the oldest billiards champion when, at 67, he retained the world pro title in 1980.
In 1978 Fred Davis became the oldest player to reach the semi-finals at the Crucible.
Shelbourne's Fred Davis led the celebrations after Friday's win over Cork City
Computer publishing veterans Fred Davis, David Bunnell and Michael Tchong are among those who have formed a new media company with the purchase of Prosumer.
The Irish League side took the lead on 67 minutes when Kevin Keegan's shot was allowed to slip through the hands of Monaghan Fred Davis.
patent: 6,093,767 Issued: July 25, 2000 Inventors: Fred Davis and Zbig Z.
Our congratulations and a check for $100 go to Fred Davis of Mansfield, Pennsylvania, for the winning entry in our Jan.
12 (1954), 587-600; Fred Davis, "Deviance Disavowal: The Management of Strained Interaction by The Visibly Handicapped," Social Problems, 9, n.