Travis


Travis

Travis [trav-is] Examples noun

  1. William Barret,1809–36, U.S. soldier: commander during the battle of the Alamo.
  2. a male given name.

Examples from the Web for travis Contemporary Examples of travis

  • Lincoln Davis and John Barrow and Larry Kissell and Travis Childers and on and on it went.

    Southern Dems Won’t Rise Again

    Ben Jacobs

    December 5, 2014

  • Like several other summit participants, Travis called for “a national movement” to cut the prison population at least by half.

    Bill Bratton Scolds Giggling Audience at American Justice Summit

    Lloyd Grove

    November 11, 2014

  • The most successful ones, like Travis Wall, start their own companies.

    Nigel Lythgoe on How to Save Reality TV, ‘On the Town,’ and ‘Brokeback Ballroom’

    Kevin Fallon

    October 22, 2014

  • And then my duet with Kathryn, and my first duet with Valerie, the contemporary that Travis Wall choreographed.

    ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ Winner Ricky Ubeda Is Adorable, and Tired

    Kevin Fallon

    September 4, 2014

  • The first week I got a Sonya Tayeh routine and then the second week I had Travis.

    ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ Winner Ricky Ubeda Is Adorable, and Tired

    Kevin Fallon

    September 4, 2014

  • Historical Examples of travis

  • When Dr. Travis gripped his collar he let out a long, protesting howl.

    Highacres

    Jane Abbott

  • Mrs. Travis smiled, as though there were lots of things in her head that she was not going to say.

    Highacres

    Jane Abbott

  • He felt that Mrs. Travis must read in his face the curiosity that consumed him.

    Highacres

    Jane Abbott

  • After he—died, we stayed on in Dr. Travis’ cabin, where he had sheltered and cared for your father.

    Highacres

    Jane Abbott

  • He hesitated just a moment and glanced questioningly at Mrs. Travis.

    Highacres

    Jane Abbott

  • Word Origin and History for travis Travis

    masc. proper name, also a surname (late 12c.), from an Old French word meaning “to cross over,” related to traverse. Probably a name for a gatekeeper or the toll collector of a bridge.

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