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Cary

[kair-ee, kar-ee] /ˈkɛər i, ˈkær i/
noun
1.
Alice, 1820–71, U.S. poet (sister of Phoebe Cary).
2.
(Arthur) Joyce (Lunel)
[loon-l] /ˈlun l/ (Show IPA),
1888–1957, English novelist.
3.
Henry Francis, 1772–1844, British writer and translator.
4.
Phoebe, 1824–71, U.S. poet (sister of Alice Cary).
5.
a town in central North Carolina.
6.
a male given name.
7.
a female given name, form of Caroline.
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  • "Cary, just take this out for me;" but Cary was gone, and her sister with her.

    Roland Cashel Charles James Lever
  • Cary speaks as if my heart had no possible concern in the matter.

    Roland Cashel Charles James Lever
  • Nothing, except ten pounds he gave Cary yesterday for her birthday.

    Sir Brook Fossbrooke, Volume II. Charles James Lever
  • There was a man called Cary who had gone home from Kingston.

    Romance Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  • Miss Cary and I aren't going to hurt you any more than we can help.

    The Long Roll Mary Johnston
British Dictionary definitions for Cary

Cary

/ˈkɛərɪ; ˈkærɪ/
noun
1.
(Arthur) Joyce (Lunel). 1888–1957, British novelist; author of Mister Johnson (1939), A House of Children (1941), and The Horse's Mouth (1944)
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