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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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Not every fighter has a catchy moniker and an interesting narrative behind it.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle may choose any name for their baby even if the moniker is not a regal-sounding one.
In Gulod, in the past, my brothers and I were barely known by our names to the elderly in the neighborhood but by the moniker attached to our grandfather's name.
But, aside from Gary, what other monikers are rapidly going out of fashion?
Rosie Harper, vicar of Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, thinks that the royal monikers don't hold the attraction they once did.
Most of these titles are side-splittingly funny but there are also some more ordinary monikers that take on a wholly different meaning.
Faye added: "Parents need to think about everything that comes attached to an unusual moniker as it can definitely shape a child's experiences."
Mind you, there are two dodgy monikers that anyone should be proud to be called - and that's the time-honoured 'monkey' and 'duckie'.
Steam engines, with monikers like "the Young America," further winnowed the corps of firefighters into a group of professional, municipal employees.
The band originally went under the name Weird War, but then swapped monikers for its first work, I Suck on That Emotion, which was issued under the name Scene Creamers.
And, in a nod to the emotional ties that performers have to the decades-old SAG and AFTRA monikers, the merger committee recommended retaining those names for the affiliate branches even as they underlined the new org's broader ambitions.