from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Vaughan, Henry Known as "the Silurist.” 1622-1695. Welsh metaphysical poet whose works include Silex Scintillans (1650-1655).
  • Vaughan, Sarah 1924-1990. American jazz singer known for her complex bebop phrasing and her scat-singing virtuosity.

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  • proper n. A surname.
  • proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname.
  • proper n. A city in Ontario, Canada.

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  • n. United States jazz singer noted for her complex bebop phrasing and scat singing (1924-1990)


Welsh Vychan, from bychan, diminutive of bach ("little"). (Wiktionary)



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