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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. də-SHEEL
, DASH-il

Meaning & History

In the case of American author Dashiell Hammett (1894-1961) it was from his mother's surname, which was possibly an Anglicized form of French de Chiel, of unknown meaning.