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[duhf-ee] /ˈdʌf i/
Sir Charles Gavan
[gav-uh n] /ˈgæv ən/ (Show IPA),
1816–1903, Irish and Australian politician. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • But Duffy's horse range bein' nearest, we decided to tackle it first.

    Prairie Flowers

    James B. Hendryx
  • Now, of all severe men on the West End, Duffy is most biting.

    The Daughter of a Magnate

    Frank H. Spearman
  • A ball of paper was levelled at Duffy's head for this remark.

    That Scholarship Boy Emma Leslie
  • I ordered a carriage, put the nurse and child in and drove to Father Duffy's.

    Hubert's Wife

    Minnie Mary Lee
  • He told Duffy not to be afraid, but strike right out and hit for keeps.

    Peck's Bad Boy and His Pa George W. Peck
British Dictionary definitions for Duffy


Carol Ann. born 1955, British poet and writer; poet laureate from 2009, her collections include Standing Female Nude (1985),The World's Wife (1999), and Rapture (2005)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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