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moniker

(1) A name, title or alias. See alias.

(2) A COM object that is used to create instances of other objects. Monikers save programmers time when coding various types of COM-based functions such as linking one document to another (OLE). See COM and OLE.
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Both boys' and girls' lists are dominated by traditional monickers, suggesting people are not influenced by stars who go for eccentric names such as Apple (Gwyneth Paltrow and Coldplay's Chris Martin) and Valentino (daytime TV's Melanie Sykes).
Micky's monicker derives from an ugly scar across his mouth, the legacy of a brutal encounter on another's turf, and Barton's from his penchant for dispatching victims via the mincer at the meat warehouse he owns.
The band are very much like the vibrant and magical city they adopted their monicker from.
Bloomfield rushed off the register office to give his boy the full monicker of Bermondsey Millwall Den - and then had to break the news to the new mum.
THERE were two reasons for Palmer's 007 monicker - his legit dealings in bullion and jewellery markets and his links to the 1983 Brink's-Mat robbery.
But the alternative monicker of Champagne Charlie no longer sounded funny as soon as it was clear he wasn't a boozer.
And the monicker, according to Dan Jorgensen, Denmark's food and agriculture minister, is tarnishing Denmark's reputation.
While my own monicker fetches only 9p on eBay, even then I fear it is vastly overpriced.
She took the monicker from a Nick Cave song (about the hospital in which the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas died) and in her new guise she supported acts as diverse as Arcade Fire, Andrew Bird, Grizzly Bear and Death Cab for Cutie.
It seems almost another age when the Chemics - the Vikings monicker would have been scoffed out of town back then - were world champions in 1990.
Varteg in Torfaen faced the prospect of a new monicker over a language gaffe made hundreds of years ago.
A new party related to a minority of Muslim ethnic Bulgarians will be founded under the 'Pomak' monicker.