Nickname Nick"name`, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Nicknamed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Nicknaming}.] To give a nickname to; to call by a nickname. [1913 Webster]

You nickname virtue; vice you should have spoke. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

I altogether disclaim what has been nicknamed the doctrine of finality. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

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