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Barclay

[bahrk-lee] /ˈbɑrk li/
noun
1.
a male given name.
Also, Berkeley.
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  • Barclay struck it sharply with the cane, and it fell writhing on the bed, its spine broken.

    The Elephant God Gordon Casserly
  • Mistress Barclay, I come from the presence of the Indian woman appointed to die.

    Curious, if True Elizabeth Gaskell
  • “That ought to be a pleasure, madam,” said Barclay politely.

    The Master of the Ceremonies George Manville Fenn
  • Barclay de Tolly was quartered nearly three miles from the Emperor.

    War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
  • As Barclay spoke in this abrupt way to him, he started and stared wildly at the speaker.

    The Master of the Ceremonies George Manville Fenn
  • But as Barclay did not inspire confidence his power was limited.

    War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
British Dictionary definitions for Barclay

Barclay

/ˈbɑːklɪ/
noun
1.
Alexander. c. 1475–1552, English poet. His works include The Ship of Fools (1509) and Eclogues (c. 1513–14)
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