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[kair-ee, kar-ee] /ˈkɛər i, ˈkær i/
male given name, form of Carew. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • One of the most cheerful and courageous, because one of the most hopeful of workers, was Carey, the missionary.

    Self-Help Samuel Smiles
  • They found they could dispense with Mr. Carey's further services.

    The Railroad Question William Larrabee
  • Lady Carey made a little speech, I remember that, but just what she said I have forgotten.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • He was shown to the sitting room of the suite, and Carey opened the door to admit him.

    David Dunne

    Belle Kanaris Maniates
  • Later, when they raced to the meadow, she saw him hold Janey back that Carey might win.

    David Dunne

    Belle Kanaris Maniates
British Dictionary definitions for Carey


George (Leonard). born 1935, Archbishop of Canterbury (1991–2002)
Peter. born 1943, Australian novelist and writer; his novels include Illywhacker (1985), Oscar and Lucinda (1988), and True History of the Kelly Gang (2001)
William. 1761–1834, British orientalist and pioneer Baptist missionary in India
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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