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  1. a male given name, form of Archibald.
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[moo r, mawr, mohr]
  1. Archibald LeeArchie, 1913–1998, U.S. boxer.
  2. Brian,1921–1999, U.S. novelist.
  3. Clement Clarke,1779–1863, U.S. scholar and writer.
  4. Douglas Stuart,1893–1969, U.S. composer.
  5. E·li·a·kim Hastings [ih-lahy-uh-kim] /ɪˈlaɪ ə kɪm/, 1862–1932, U.S. mathematician.
  6. George,1852–1933, Irish novelist, critic, and dramatist.
  7. G(eorge) E(dward),1873–1958, English philosopher.
  8. Gerald,1899–1987, British pianist.
  9. Henry,1898–1986, English sculptor.
  10. Sir John,1761–1809, British general.
  11. John Bas·sett [bas-it, -et] /ˈbæs ɪt, -ɛt/, 1860–1947, U.S. jurist.
  12. Marianne (Craig),1887–1972, U.S. poet and critic.
  13. Stanford,1913–82, U.S. biochemist: Nobel Prize in chemistry 1972.
  14. Thomas,1779–1852, Irish poet.
  15. a city in central Oklahoma.
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  • It didn't matter much to Archie what any body said or thought.

    The Elm Tree Tales

    F. Irene Burge Smith

  • Only let Archie come, and you'll see what a difference it will make to your life.

    The Elm Tree Tales

    F. Irene Burge Smith

  • Archie Orr,” Jake muttered to himself, as he stepped out of his hut.

    The Night Riders

    Ridgwell Cullum

  • Cousin Harriet and Archie came this afternoon to stay until to-morrow.

    The Depot Master

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • And then along comes Archie and his crowd in the other ice-boat.

    Cape Cod Stories

    Joseph C. Lincoln

British Dictionary definitions for archie


  1. Bobby. full name Robert Frederick Moore. 1941–93, British footballer captain of the England team that won the World Cup in 1966
  2. Dudley (Stuart John). 1935–2002, British actor, comedian, and musician noted for his comedy partnership (1960–73) with Peter Cook and such films as 10 (1979) and Arthur (1981)
  3. George. 1852–1933, Irish novelist. His works include Esther Waters (1894) and The Brook Kerith (1916)
  4. G (eorge) E (dward). 1873–1958, British philosopher, noted esp for his Principia Ethica (1903)
  5. Gerald. 1899–1987, British pianist, noted as an accompanist esp to lieder singers
  6. Henry. 1898–1986, British sculptor. His works are characterized by monumental organic forms and include the Madonna and Child (1943) at St Matthew's Church, Northampton
  7. Sir John. 1761–1809, British general; commander of the British army (1808–09) in the Peninsular War: killed at Corunna
  8. Marianne (Craig). 1887–1972, US poet: her works include Observations (1924) and Selected Poems (1935)
  9. Thomas. 1779–1852, Irish poet, best known for Irish Melodies (1807–34)
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  1. another name for Mossi
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archie in Medicine


(mur, môr)Stanford 1913-1982
  1. American biochemist. He shared a 1972 Nobel Prize for pioneering studies of the enzyme ribonuclease.
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