[ US /ˈdeɪvəs, ˈdeɪvɪs/ ]
  1. United States painter who developed an American version of cubism (1894-1964)
  2. United States jazz musician; noted for his trumpet style (1926-1991)
  3. United States tennis player who donated the Davis Cup for international team tennis competition (1879-1945)
  4. English navigator who explored the Arctic while searching for the Northwest Passage (1550-1605)
  5. United States film actress (1908-1989)
  6. American statesman; president of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War (1808-1889)
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How To Use Davis In A Sentence

  • Davis looked up and gave a signal of approval, and after a quick bow, the pair of messengers was gone.
  • CNN's Patty Davis now joins us live from Washington with more on this.
  • A day later, the state of Georgia executed Troy Davis, a black man accused of killing a white police officer more than 20 years ago, despite what GOP Rep. Bob Barr called the conviction's reliance on "the skimpiest of evidence," and, in the words of former FBI director William Sessions, "pervasive, persistent doubts" about Davis' guilt. Arianna Huffington: Sunday Roundup
  • Fans who gathered there to watch the Raiders play on Sunday repeatedly used the term "love-hate relationship" when describing Davis. NYT > Home Page
  • Despite a shy and diffident manner,(Sentence dictionary) Davison was a hard-working and gifted teacher of endless patience.
  • Ms Lisa Sinclair of Counsel is instructed by Davis & Co Solicitors
  • This year, the honorees were: Warren Beatty, Ossie Davis & Ruby Dee, Sir Elton John, Dame Joan Sutherland, and John Williams.
  • Congratulations to Patrick O'Reilly and Martin Davis who won gold medals in the relay.
  • And the winner is Gail Davis of Orpington, Kent, in the U.K. Apple App Store Hits 10 Billion Downloads
  • Underscoring why he won't debate on Hardwick's show, Davis is trying to backtrack, which is hard when you clearly harbor animus towards the subject matter: Buffalo Pundit
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