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O'Flaherty

[oh-fla-her-tee] /oʊˈflæ hər ti/
noun
1.
Liam
[lee-uh m] /ˈli əm/ (Show IPA),
1896–1984, Irish novelist.
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  • "I don't suppose they were to be pitied, colonel," Doctor O'Flaherty laughed.

  • "I don't believe so, Mrs. O'Flaherty," came the sweet voice in answer.

    Alice in Blunderland John Kendrick Bangs
  • You won't mind my putting you into my new Novel, O'Flaherty?

  • "I've packed off me sister, Mrs. O'Flaherty, and me daughters in a hurry," she said savagely.

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  • When the first waltz was over we found that Mervin had escaped from Mrs. O'Flaherty.

    'Farewell' W. H. Stacpoole
  • How Miss O'Flaherty could be her daughter was an enigma which completely baffled me.

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  • So then Mrs. O'Flaherty was only her aunt and not her mother.

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  • It is the quarrel of every honest man and true patriot, O'Flaherty.

    O'Flaherty V. C. George Bernard Shaw
  • Really, O'Flaherty, the war seems to have upset you a little.

    O'Flaherty V. C. George Bernard Shaw
British Dictionary definitions for O'Flaherty

O'Flaherty

/əʊˈflæhətɪ/
noun
1.
Liam (ˈlɪəm). 1897–1984, Irish novelist and short-story writer. His novels include The Informer (1925) and Famine (1937)
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