Definitions for lindsayˈlɪnd zi, ˈlɪn-; ˈveɪ tʃəl
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Lind•sayˈlɪnd zi, ˈlɪn-; ˈveɪ tʃəl(n.)
Lindsay, Howard Lindsay(noun)
United States playwright who collaborated with Russel Crouse on several musicals (1889-1931)
Lindsay, Vachel Lindsay, Nicholas Vachel Lindsay(noun)
United States poet who traveled the country trading his poems for room and board (1879-1931)
from Lindsey in Lincolnshire, from "Lincoln's wetland"
An Irish surname, a variant of Lindsey.
transferred from the surname.
used since the 1940s.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
name of a Scottish family of Norman extraction, and that first figures in Scottish history in the reign of David I.
or Lyndsay, Sir David, of the Mount, Scottish poet, born at the Mount, near Cupar, Fife, at the grammar-school of which he was educated, as afterwards at St. Andrews University; was usher to James V. from his childhood, and knighted by him after he came of age; did diplomatic work in England, France, the Netherlands, and Denmark; is famous as the author of, among others, three poems, the "Satire of the Three Estates," "Dialogues between Experience and a Courtier," and the "History of Squire Meldrum," of which the first is the most worthy of note, and is divided into five parts, the main body of it a play of an allegorical kind instinct with conventional satire; without being a partisan of the Reformation, his works, from the satire in them being directed against the Church, contributed very materially to its reception in Scotland approximately (1490-1555).