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Sean (name)

Seán

Seán or Seaghán (in its pre-1950s Irish form) is an Irish language masculine given name. It is an Irish borrowing of the Norman FrenchJehan (see Jean). Anglicisations of the name include Séan, Sean, Shane, Shayne, Shaine, Shon (Japanese), Shan, Shaun, Shawn and Seann. The name Shane comes from the Ulster English pronunciation of the name, whereas the names Shaun, Shawn, or Sean come from the way it is pronounced in Munster, Leinster, and Connacht.

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sean

n. (alternative form of seine English) vb. (alternative form of seine English)

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

Sean

masc. proper name, also Shaun Shawn; Irish form of John.

The Collaborative International Dictionary

Sean

Sean \Sean\, n. A seine. See Seine. [Prov. Eng.]

Usage examples of "sean".

They all stared after it silently, seized by a sense of anticlimax, until Sean broke the spell.

Minnie whimpered fretfully with the pain of her blisters, and at their first rest stop Sean gave her half an aspirin and a swallow from their one remaining bottle of water.

Sean Michael, emerging from his own roam wearing only the beltless jeans he was just now zipping up.

Master Sean, and sent Captain Broun and Senior Captain Delgardie after the others.

Sean Lillick, a young paralegal who worked for Clayton regularly, replied uneasily.

Sean Lillick copying sheets of music on the Xerox machine near the paralegal pen.

At sunset Sean cooked a pot of maize-meal porridge on a tiny smoker ess fire while Alphonso rigged the aerial and tuned the radio to the Renamo command frequency.

In the last of the daylight, they ate the meal of maize porridge and Sean studied his field map and marked in his dead-reckoning position.

This was the only thought Sean could keep in his head while he helped two probies clean the firehouse kitchen.

Introduced by irritating stand-up comedian Jimmy Carr, this four-hour show, shown over two consecutive nights and voted for by the public, included often lengthy and well-chosen clips and trailers from movies, TV shows, commercials, public service announcements and music videos, with commentary by Patrick Allen, Jane Asher, Rick Baker, Doug Bradley, Bruce Campbell, John Carpenter, Chris Carter, Alice Cooper, Wes Craven, Sean Cunningham, Shelley Duvall, Robert Englund, Fenella Fielding, William Friedkin, Mark Gatiss, Jerry Goldsmith, Muriel Grey, Gunnar Hansen, Dennis Hopper, Sara Karloff, Mark Kermode, John Landis, Christopher Lee, Janet Leigh, Kevin McCarthy, Kyle McLachlan, Michael Madsen, Nigel Kneale, Kim Newman, Dave Prowse, Ed Sanchez, David Skal, Stephen Spielberg, Stephen Volk, Sigourney Weaver and Joss Whedon, among many others.

Jimmy Carr, this four-hour show, shown over two consecutive nights and voted for by the public, included often lengthy and well-chosen clips and trailers from movies, TV shows, commercials, public service announcements and music videos, with commentary by Patrick Allen, Jane Asher, Rick Baker, Doug Bradley, Bruce Campbell, John Carpenter, Chris Carter, Alice Cooper, Wes Craven, Sean Cunningham, Shelley Duvall, Robert Englund, Fenella Fielding, William Friedkin, Mark Gatiss, Jerry Goldsmith, Muriel Grey, Gunnar Hansen, Dennis Hopper, Sara Karloff, Mark Kermode, John Landis, Christopher Lee, Janet Leigh, Kevin McCarthy, Kyle McLachlan, Michael Madsen, Nigel Kneale, Kim Newman, Dave Prowse, Ed Sanchez, David Skal, Stephen Spielberg, Stephen Volk, Sigourney Weaver and Joss Whedon, among many others.

Sean went from room to room and collected the used sheets for the laundry, trying to save Quieta that much effort.

Will you release Master Sean on his own recognizance until such time as the remainder of the evidence is in?

Suddenly Sean was there again, and even at that distance he appeared a heroic figure, balancing easily on the sandbagged parapet in the ruddy glow of the flames.

The Russian squealed shrilly as Sean used them as a handle to drag him backward and threw him against the sandbagged side wall of the emplacement.