1. Noun.  A secondary name for a person or thing; a person's surname.
  2. Noun.  A nickname.
  3. Noun.  (context, UK) A pseudonym; nom-de-plume.
  4. Noun.  (paganism) A ritual title for a god or goddess used in Heathenry.
  5. Verb.  (transitive, archaic) To assign a byname to.

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