1. Noun.  A familiar, invented given name for a person or thing used instead of the actual name of the person or thing.
  2. Noun.  A kind of byname that describes a person by a characteristic of that person.
  3. Verb.  (transitive) To give a '''nickname''' to (a person or thing).

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