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nickname

(1) An alternate name used to identify yourself in a chat room.

(2) A shortcut for identifying a recipient in an e-mail address book.
References in classic literature ?
Whatever he may be called in history, he was known in camps and on the battlefield under the nickname of Old Blood-and-Thunder.
And in a moment he had accosted the man by the boy's nickname, obviously without thinking of an affront which few would have read in that hearty open face and hand.
He has got his nickname because he is the most unpopular man in his ship.
SIR Ben Kingsley has revealed he used family nicknames to come up with his stage persona.
Look, this isn't about which teams' nicknames or mascots
A list of club nicknames from 1960 recently tweeted by Groundtastic (well worth following for those who like their football history) made interesting reading, if you pardon the pun.
But in this article, I look at transposals of state nicknames (both current and no longer in use), state slogans (used for promoting tourism, past and present), as well some of the legends that appear on vehicle license plates from different states.
Second, the day that the Braves, Indians, Chiefs, Redskins and all sports teams drop their nicknames for some politically correct alternative is the same day that an advocacy group will complain that no major sports team honors the continent's native peoples.
Judge Gilman, without reference to the law, made the ruling that Donnelly's nickname 'Duke' gave the 'appearance' of being his legal name, this despite a recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruling against the use of illegal nicknames.
While nicknames are to be found all over Britain, the author of a new book says the most original, imaginative and spontaneous are probably found in Wales.