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Getty

[get-ee] /ˈgɛt i/
noun
1.
J(ean) Paul, 1892–1976, U.S. oil magnate and art collector.
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  • Getty went before the curtain and announced that the show was over.

    Watch Yourself Go By Al. G. Field
  • During the battle Getty and Carroll were wounded, but remained on the field.

  • Men broke from our ranks, but were held with difficulty by Struthers and Getty.

    Pony Tracks Frederic Remington
  • Lieut. Getty has removed his recruiting quarters to Lynchburg.

  • I had no watch with me, but at the time, I supposed that we connected with Getty not far from ten o'clock in the forenoon.

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British Dictionary definitions for Getty

Getty

/ˈɡɛtɪ/
noun
1.
J(ean) Paul. 1892–1976, US oil executive, millionaire, and art collector
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