It is well I knew what man he was under his by-name and his disguise.
"Indeed, and I hope it may be no more than a by-name," she said gravely.
Alex inquired, remembering how the nun had addressed her by-name.
The Resurrection Man—to use a by-name of the period—was not to be deterred by any of the sanctities of customary piety.
It was not so; and the by-name by which I went behind my back confirmed it.
He was a capital comic actor, and owed his by-name to his success in playing Dicky, in the "Constant Couple."
JACK, a word with a great variety of meanings and applications, all traceable to the common use of the word as a by-name of a man.
But the thing that ruined him, and fixed the by-name on him, was, that he became a sort of fixture in Luckie Riddle's parlour.
All these troops arrived by degrees in Tepeaca, and respectively obtained some by-name or other from our men.
His daughter was named Steinvor, a pretty girl and well set up; her by-name was Slim-ankles.