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Bryant

[brahy-uh nt] /ˈbraɪ ənt/
noun
1.
Gridley
[grid-lee] /ˈgrɪd li/ (Show IPA),
1789–1867, U.S. engineer and inventor.
2.
William Cullen, 1794–1878, U.S. poet and journalist.
3.
a male given name.
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  • “The only calamity that can affect you, Kate, is a calamity for young Bryant,” he said seriously.

    The Law-Breakers Ridgwell Cullum
  • Mr. Bryant will soon know which of us to believe, after a statement like that.

    The Law-Breakers Ridgwell Cullum
  • “But there is the military at Fort Leavenworth,” replied Mr. Bryant.

    The Boy Settlers

    Noah Brooks
  • For answer, Mr. Bryant pointed out a line of blue slopes in the distance.

    The Boy Settlers

    Noah Brooks
  • But Mr. Bryant, thoroughly aroused, read and re-read the lines aloud.

    The Boy Settlers

    Noah Brooks
British Dictionary definitions for Bryant

Bryant

/ˈbraɪənt/
noun
1.
David. born 1931, British bowler; many times world champion
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