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  1. a female given name.
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Historical Examples of adie

  • The sympiezometer was invented in 1818 by Adie of Edinburgh.

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  • "I should not be surprised if you and Adie find yourselves inclined to take a long morning nap after your journey," he said.

  • Adie, of whom nothing is known, was doubtless the carpenter or bricklayer who actually did the work.

  • The Adie standard barometer is so arranged that it is only necessary to read the summit of the mercury.

British Dictionary definitions for adie


  1. Kathryn, known as Kate. born 1945, British television journalist, noted esp. for her frontline reporting of revolutions, wars, etc
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