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Beatty

[bee-tee for 1; bey-tee for 2]
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noun
  1. David1st Earl of the North Sea and of Brooksby, 1871–1936, British admiral.
  2. (Henry) Warren,born 1937, U.S. actor.
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  • That must have been Nancy in the crowd yonder by Mistress Beatty's.

    The Manxman

    Hall Caine

  • What do you say, gentlemen, to a second lieutenancy for General Beatty's friend?

  • Beatty at first was hidden away, and Roger could find no traces of her.

    Marriage la mode

    Mrs. Humphry Ward

  • And as he did so, his temper softened and warmed toward Beatty's mother.

    Marriage la mode

    Mrs. Humphry Ward

  • She was not the kind of person to make a friend of; she bullied Beatty; and she must be got rid of.

    Marriage la mode

    Mrs. Humphry Ward


British Dictionary definitions for beatty

Beatty

noun
  1. David, 1st Earl Beatty. 1871–1936, British admiral of the fleet in World War I
  2. Warren, full name Henry Warren Beatty. Born 1937, US film actor and director: his films include Bonnie and Clyde (1967), Heaven Can Wait (1978), Reds (1981, also directed), Bugsy (1991), and Bulworth (1998, also wrote and directed)
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