byname (plural bynames)

  1. (archaic, historical) A secondary name for a person or thing; a person's surname.
  2. (archaic, historical) A nickname.
  3. (UK dialectal, Scotland) A pseudonym; nom-de-plume.
  4. (paganism) A ritual title for a god or goddess used in Heathenry.
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byname (bynames, present participle bynaming; past and past participle bynamed)

  1. (transitive, archaic) To assign a byname to.

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