biographical name Wyatt 1848-1929 American lawman

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  • Earp — ist der Nachname mehrerer Personen: James Earp (1841–1926), Bruder von Wyatt Earp und Deputy Sheriff in Dodge City Morgan Earp (1851–1882), Revolverheld des Wilden Westens und Sheriff Virgil Earp (1843–1905), Bruder von Wyatt Earp, Deputy Sheriff …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Earp — Earp, Wy|att (1848 1929) a US ↑marshal and gambler (=someone who plays card games to win money etc) who is fought in the famous Gunfight at the O.K. Corral …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Earp — [ʉrp] Wyatt (Berry Stapp) [wī′ət] 1848 1929; U.S. lawman …   English World dictionary

  • Earp — There are three possible sources of this unusual name, the first being that it is from an Olde Saxon byname Erpo , meaning dark and would have been given to a dark or swarthy complexioned person. Secondly it is possible that it is a dialectal… …   Surnames reference

  • Earp — n. family name; Wyatt Earp (1848 1929), American pioneer, sheriff and gunfighter of the Old West …   English contemporary dictionary

  • earp — AND urp 1. in. to vomit. □ She went over by the bushes and earped and earped. 2. n. vomit. □ God, there’s earp right there on the sidewalk …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • Earp — /errp/, n. Wyatt (Berry Stapp) /wuy euht ber ee stap/, 1848 1929, U.S. frontiersman, law officer, and gunfighter. * * * …   Universalium

  • EARP — Ethernet ARP (RFC826) …   Acronyms

  • earp — adj dark, dusky, brown, swarthy [ON jarpr] …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • EARP — Ethernet ARP (RFC826) …   Acronyms von A bis Z

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