- a male given name.
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Examples from the Web for darcys
"You ought not to have alluded to the Darcys, however," said O'Halloran.The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. II (of II)
Charles James Lever
At the Darcys they held what Sylvie laughingly called "symposiums."Hope Mills
Amanda M. Douglas
It is strange to have a war going on without any Darcys in it!Why Joan?
Eleanor Mercein Kelly
The Darcys had arrived; to-morrow they would appear at church; on Monday they would probably drive over with Rob and pay a call.About Peggy Saville
Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey
Jane went, however, to three picture-galleries—her mind still full of Bennets and Darcys.Jane Austen, Her Life and Letters
William Austen-Leigh and Richard Arthur Austen-Leigh
- geology a unit expressing the permeability coefficient of rockSymbol: D
named after Henri-Philibert-Gaspard Darcy (1803–58), French hydraulic engineer
- (James) Les (lie). 1895–1917, Australian boxer and folk hero, who lost only five professional fights and was never knocked out, considered a martyr after his death from septicaemia during a tour of the United States
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- A unit used to measure the permeability of porous substances such as soil. One darcy is equal to the passage of 1 cubic centimeter of fluid having a viscosity of 1 centipoise for 1 second under the pressure of 1 atmosphere through a medium having a volume of 1 cubic centimeter.
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