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McCartney

[muh-kairt-nee] /məˈkɛərt ni/
noun
1.
(Sir) (James) Paul, born 1942, English singer, songwriter, and bass guitarist for the Beatles.
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  • My dear Miss McCartney, what on earth can have made you imagine such a thing?

  • McCartney was on the same spot which he occupied in the first battle.

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  • "Now, I'll show you," said McCartney, and emptied the shaker.

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  • The Victoria looked restful to McCartney, whose legs were always tired.

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  • McCartney could see that she was weeping and that she had a baby in her arms.

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British Dictionary definitions for McCartney

McCartney

/məˈkɑːtnɪ/
noun
1.
Sir Paul. born 1942, English rock musician and songwriter; member of the Beatles (1961–70); leader of Wings (1971–81). His recordings include Band on the Run (1973), "Mull of Kintyre" (1977), Flowers in the Dirt (1989), and Driving Rain (2001)
2.
his daughter, Stella. born 1971, British fashion designer.
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