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Stan·dish

 (stăn′dĭsh′), Miles or Myles 1584?-1656.
English soldier and colonist in America. Hired by the Pilgrims to accompany them on their voyage to the New World (1620), he became a military and political leader of Plymouth Colony.

standish

(ˈstændɪʃ)
n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a stand, usually of metal, for pens, ink bottles, etc
[C15: of unknown origin]

Standish

(ˈstændɪʃ)
n
(Biography) Myles (or Miles). ?1584–1656, English military leader of the Pilgrim Fathers at Plymouth, New England

stand•ish

(ˈstæn dɪʃ)

n.
a stand for ink, pens, and other writing materials.
[1425–75; late Middle English; orig. uncertain]

Stan•dish

(ˈstæn dɪʃ)

n.
Myles or Miles, c1584–1656, American settler, born in England.
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But following a trial at Swansea Crown Court, Myles was convicted of both offences by a jury majority of 10-2.
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Myles Evans's dad is Aston Villa star Allan Evans, who won the league in 1981 and European Cup in 1982 and went to the World Cup with Scotland.
Gordonvale's own rugby league star Nate Myles will receive hometown hero status when signs bearing his name are unveiled today.
Nineteen Brits will face court today, but Myles Litchmore-Dunbar, 19, is the only one charged with murder so far.
Kenneth Myles, 50, appeared at Newcastle Magistrates' Court yesterday to face a charge of buggery with a boy under 16 years of age.
The allegation is said to have happened sometime between January 1 1991 and December 31 1992, when Myles was working as a teacher in Newcastle and the victim was a pupil.