Ralph
Ralph Ralph (r[a^]lf), n. A name sometimes given to the raven. [1913 Webster]

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  • Ralph — may refer to:*Ralph (name), a masculine given name * Ralph (magazine), an Australian magazine * Ralph Records, original record label of The ResidentsRalph may also mean: * Ralphing, American slang for vomiting …   Wikipedia

  • Ralph — m English: of Norman origin, representing a contracted form of the Germanic name Radulf, composed of the elements rād counsel + wulf wolf. The spelling with ph is the result of classically influenced ‘improvement’ in the 18th century. Variants:… …   First names dictionary

  • Ralph — masc. proper name, shortened from Radulf, from O.N. Raðulfr (O.E. Rædwulf), lit. wolf counsel, from rað counsel (see READ (Cf. read) (n.)) + ulfr wolf (see WOLF (Cf. wolf) (n.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Ralph — [ralf; ] Brit usually [ rāf] n. [ON Rathulfr (akin to OE Rædwulf) < rath, counsel (for IE base see READ1) + ulfr,WOLF] a masculine name: equiv. Fr. Raoul …   English World dictionary

  • Ralph — Ralf oder Ralph ist ein männlicher Vorname. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Herkunft und Bedeutung des Namens 2 Namenstag 3 Bekannte Namensträger 3.1 Vorname 3.2 Nachname …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ralph — /ralf/, v.i. Slang. to vomit. [1970 75; appar. of expressive orig.] * * * (as used in expressions) Abernathy Ralph David Blakelock Ralph Bunche Ralph Johnson Connor Ralph Cudworth Ralph Earnhardt Ralph Dale Ehrlich Paul Ralph Ellison Ralph Waldo… …   Universalium

  • Ralph — /ralf/ or, esp. Brit., /rayf, rahf, rahlf/, n. a male given name: from Old Norse words meaning counsel and wolf. * * * (as used in expressions) Abernathy Ralph David Blakelock Ralph Bunche Ralph Johnson Connor Ralph Cudworth Ralph Earnhardt Ralph …   Universalium

  • Ralph — (as used in expressions) Abernathy, Ralph David Blakelock, Ralph Bunche, Ralph (Johnson) Connor, Ralph Cudworth, Ralph Earnhardt, (Ralph) Dale Ehrlich, Paul R(alph) Ellison, Ralph (Waldo) Emerson, Ralph Waldo Gustafson, Ralph (Barker) Lauren,… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Ralph — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Saint Ralph. Ralph (Saint Ralph) est un film canadien réalisé par Michael McGowan, sorti en 2004. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ralph — To ralph is to vomit. By uncanny concidence, pronouncing ralph in a long, drawn out fashion sounds like the sound made by someone vomiting Charlie drank too many midis and is having a ralph in the garden …   Dictionary of american slang

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