- masc. proper name, name of two of Christ's disciples, late 12c. Middle English vernacular form of Late Latin Jacomus (source of Old French James, Spanish Jaime, Italian Giacomo), altered from Latin Jacobus (see Jacob).
The Welsh form was Iago, the Cornish Jago. Fictional British spy James Bond dates from 1953, created by British author Ian Fleming (1908-1964), who plausibly is said to have taken the name from that of U.S. ornithologist James Bond (1900-1989), an expert on Caribbean birds.
- 1. James Fox is best known as the author of White Mischief.
- 2. James wasn't invited. We've been out of touch for years.
- 3. James came out of his bedroom, toweling his wet hair.
- 4. The doctor said James had now deve-loped a heart murmur.
- 5. Chefs at the St James Court restaurant have cooked for the Queen.
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