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[pur-dee] /ˈpɜr di/
James, 1914–2009, U.S. novelist and short-story writer. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Purdy popped up with some question as to the scale of court fees.

  • Mr. Purdy, flushing feebly, saw her to the door, saw her to the hall without.

    The Paliser case Edgar Saltus
  • Me and Mrs. Purdy Pell didn't do anything but swap looks for a minute or so.

    Shorty McCabe Sewell Ford
  • He was no better than Purdy, and Long Bill, and all the others.

    Prairie Flowers

    James B. Hendryx
  • At the mention of the name of Purdy, Cinnabar Joe started perceptibly.

    Prairie Flowers

    James B. Hendryx

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