Usage examples for appellation

  1. Dawton declared me his right hand; and, though I knew myself rather his head than his hand, I pretended to feel proud of the appellation – Pelham, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton Last Updated: March 16, 2009
  2. Obviously, Lanky deserved his appellation he was a trifle over six feet tall and proportioned like a young sapling. – The Coming of the Law by Charles Alden Seltzer
  3. He always addressed me by the appellation 'my son, ' and he loved to converse with me, especially on the subject of the Egyptian expedition. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton