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n. 1 An affidavit, a legally binding statement or oath 2 A davy lamp, more often capitalized as Davy lamp, a type of safety lamp

Davy, WV -- U.S. town in West Virginia
Population (2000): 373
Housing Units (2000): 170
Land area (2000): 1.291374 sq. miles (3.344643 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.291374 sq. miles (3.344643 sq. km)
FIPS code: 20500
Located within: West Virginia (WV), FIPS 54
Location: 37.479829 N, 81.650046 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Davy, WV
Davy (crater)

Davy is a small lunar crater that is located on the eastern edge of the Mare Nubium. It overlies the lava-flooded remains of the satellite crater Davy Y to the east, a formation which contains a crater chain designated Catena Davy. To the southeast of Davy is the prominent crater Alphonsus.

The outer rim of Davy is low, and the interior has been partly resurfaced. The perimeter is somewhat polygonal in shape, especially in the western half, and the southeast rim has been overlain by Davy A. The latter is bowl-shaped with a notch in the northern rim. The interior of Davy lacks a central peak, although there are some low central mounds and the rim of Davy Y forms a low ridge leading from the northern outer rim.


Davy may refer to:

  • Davy, a common shortened form of the name David
  • Davy lamp, a type of safety lamp with its flame encased inside a mesh screen
  • Davy, West Virginia
  • Davy (crater), a crater on the moon
  • Davy (novel), a post-apocalyptic science fiction novel by Edgar Pangborn
  • Davy (film), a 1957 British film produced by Basil Dearden
  • Davy (album), a 2009 album by Coconut Records
  • Davy Stockbrokers, an Irish based wealth manager

Davy is the surname of:

  • Humphry Davy (1778–1829), British chemist
  • Edmund Davy (1785–1857), British chemist & academic
  • Matthew 'Davy' Davenport (1786–1854), Australian sea astrologer and personal trainer
  • Edward Davy (1806–1885), British physician & researcher
  • Georges Davy (1883–1976), French sociologist
  • John Davy (chemist) (1790–1868), British physician & chemist
  • John Davy (cricketer) (born 1974), Irish cricketer
  • John M. Davy (1835–1909), American politician
  • Richard Davy (c. 1465–1507), Renaissance composer, organist and choirmaster
  • Davy (Surrey cricketer), English cricketer playing in 1787–88
Davy (novel)

'Davy 'is a post-apocalyptic science fiction novel by American writer Edgar Pangborn, nominated for the 1965 Hugo Award. It is set in the Northeastern United States some centuries after an atomic war ended high-technology civilization, with some scenes on an unnamed Atlantic island.

The novel is a bildungsroman, following its title character, Davy (who grew up a ward of the state and thus has no last name) as he grows to manhood in a pseudo-medieval society dominated by a Church that actively suppresses technology, banning "anything that may contain atoms."

Davy begins as an indentured servant in an inn, but escapes, and most of the novel is concerned with his adventures. The book is written as though Davy himself were writing his memoirs, with footnotes by people who knew him.

The novel's post-apocalyptic setting was also used in the novel The Company of Glory (1975) (set several centuries earlier). The fall of old technological culture and the rise of the religion of "Abraham" is narrated in the 1954 story "The Music Master of Babylon", Numerous other short stories are set in that world. including those collected in Still I Persist in Wondering (1978)

Davy (Surrey cricketer)

Davy (dates unknown) was an English professional cricketer who made 5 known appearances in first-class cricket matches from 1787 to 1788.

Davy (given name)

Davy is a male given name that is a variant of the name David, which means "beloved" in Hebrew. Davy may refer to:

  • Davy Armstrong (born 1991), American soccer player
  • Davy Arnaud (born 1980), American soccer player
  • Davy Bonilla (born 1973), French jockey
  • Davy Brouwers (born 1988), Belgian football player
  • Davy Burnaby (1881–1949), British actor
  • Davy Crockett (1786–1836), American frontiersman
  • Davy Hyland (born 1955), British politician
  • Davy Jones (musician) (1945–2012), British musician and actor
  • Davy Kaye (1916–1998), British actor
  • Davy Klaassen (born 1993), Dutch football player
  • Davy Pröpper (born 1991), Dutch football player
  • Davy Rothbart (born 1975), American writer and filmmaker
  • Davy Russell (born 1979), Irish jockey
  • Davy Sardou (born 1978), French actor
  • Davy Walsh (born 1923), Irish football player
Davy (film)

Davy is a 1958 British comedy-drama film directed by Michael Relph and starring Harry Secombe, Alexander Knox and Ron Randell. It was the last comedy to be made by Ealing Studios and had the distinction of being the first British film in Technirama. Davy was intended to launch the solo career of Harry Secombe, who was already a popular British radio personality on The Goon Show, but it was only moderately successful.

Davy (album)

Davy is Coconut Records' 2009 second release. The album is, as was Nighttiming, the product of Jason Schwartzman, who wrote all of the songs and performs the majority of the instruments.

The first official single for the album was "Microphone." The song was also used in the 2012 film LOL, starring Miley Cyrus and subsequently featured on the soundtrack. A portion of "Any Fun" is in a teaser video on the Coconut Records MySpace page. The track listing and album art first appeared on the independent online music store Amie Street.

Like Nighttiming, the CD pressing of Davy contains demo and alternate versions of the album's songs after the final track.

The songs "Wires" and "I Am Young" were featured on the Funny People original soundtrack.

Two music videos were made for this album; "Microphone" and "Any Fun."

Davy (Hampshire cricketer)

Davy (full name and dates of birth and death unknown) was an English cricketer. Davy's batting style is unknown.

Davy made a single first-class appearance for Hampshire against a combined Marylebone Cricket Club and Homerton team in 1804 at Lord's Old Ground. In a match which Hampshire won by six wickets, Davy scored 5 runs in their first-innings, before being stumped by George Leycester off an unknown bowler, while in their second-innings he wasn't required to bat. This was his only major appearance.

Usage examples of "davy".

If Davies were once to know his good name had been attacked, and that his explanation of his failure to reach his men or give notice of their plight had been aspersed, somebody might put him up to demanding a court of inquiry.

Davy, even more than Joy, sweated just handling the caving clothes in desert heat.

She was sorting through caving gear and teasing Davy about needing whale oil to get through Gotcha.

Davy sat back in the booth, his low opinion of humanity in general, and Clea in particular, once again confirmed.

Davy said, nodding toward the gallery where Clea was smiling at Mason.

Tilda, Eve, Gwen, Jeff, Andrew, and Mason, who had somehow escaped from Clea for an hour, Davy felt back in control.

Davy finished threading his way through the entrance foyer and into the side room, he found Brian Cox sitting near a front window with a newspaper open, but not lifted quite high enough to block his view of the restaurant.

Davy could tell Cox had spotted him first, probably while he was still on the street.

Davy rolled sideways through the water and fetched up against a storefront security grating facing back toward Cox and the street.

Brian Cox had died and, possibly, the place where Davy might have been seen last.

Buddy and cousin Davy drive out in the creamery van with a load of plywood and we work the night away nailing it down.

Sir Ferdinando Gorges was produced in court: the confessions of the earl of Rutland, of the lords Cromwell, Sandys, and Monteagle, of Davers, Blount, and Davies, were only read to the peers, according to the practice of that age.

Cuffe, Davers, Blount, Meric, and Davies, were tried and condemned, and all of these except Davies, were executed.

The fact that Lieutenant Davies, finding Moore and Rupp actually so weak from lack of food that they could hardly drag one leg after another, had been sharing with them his own slender store of provision was not the first thing the men had noted in his favor, but that was no reason, thought Devers, why they should raise their voices and glance covertly in his direction when referring to it.

Davies neared them, riding diagonally towards the troop from the low divide to the east, Devers did not change the direction of his little column so as to meet him half-way, but held on sullenly southward.