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star key

noun
1.
a push button on a telephone or other electronic device that is marked with an asterisk, often in the lower left-hand area.
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  • While in New York, as will appear hereafter, starkey was seen in company with several well-known opponents of the physician.

    The Crime of the Century Henry M. Hunt
  • I wonder if it would not be advisable, starkey, to humour the hook?'

    Peter and Wendy James Matthew Barrie
  • But the country people round starkey Manor-House knew nothing of all this.

    Curious, if True Elizabeth Gaskell
  • starkey gives the age of Eirenaeus Philalethes as 33 in 1654.

  • starkey Manor-House is rather like a number of rooms clustered round a grey, massive, old keep than a regularly-built hall.

    Curious, if True Elizabeth Gaskell
  • Can starkey have stolen the poems and published them as the Marrow of Alchemy?

  • But the country people round starkey Manor-house knew nothing of all this.

    The Poor Clare Elizabeth Gaskell
  • Madame starkey had taken her again into her service when she became a widow.

    The Poor Clare Elizabeth Gaskell
  • Mr. starkey, a personal acquaintance, was commissioned to correspond with Pole, and he advised him to avoid his previous errors.

  • starkey was not known to the Toronto detectives or its police officers.

    The Crime of the Century Henry M. Hunt
British Dictionary definitions for starkey

Starkey

/ˈstɑːkɪ/
noun
1.
David. born 1945, British historian and broadcaster, noted for his books and television series on the Tudor period
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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