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Bradley

[brad-lee]
noun
  1. BillWilliam Warren, born 1943, U.S. basketball player and politician: senator from New Jersey 1979–97.
  2. Francis Herbert,1846–1924, English philosopher.
  3. Henry,1845–1923, English lexicographer and philologist.
  4. Omar Nelson,1893–1981, U.S. general: Chief of Staff 1948–49; chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff 1949–53.
  5. ThomasTom, 1917–1998, U.S. politician: mayor of Los Angeles 1973–93.
  6. a town in NE Illinois.
  7. a male given name.
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  • Dr. Bradley, gentle and direct, had been the Conroys' family physician for years.

    Dust

    Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius

  • Her brother, Bradley, says they belong to him to save her reputation.

  • As they drew near the arbor they heard Bradley say: "This was my dream, Dorothy."

  • "This is Mr. Bradley," he said, then suddenly recognized his wife's voice.

    The Film of Fear

    Arnold Fredericks

  • He could do more in five minutes 141 to make me see a point than Bradley can in an hour.

    Fair Harbor

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln


British Dictionary definitions for bradley

Bradley

noun
  1. A (ndrew) C (ecil). 1851–1935, English critic; author of Shakespearian Tragedy (1904)
  2. F (rancis) H (erbert). 1846–1924, English idealist philosopher and metaphysical thinker; author of Ethical Studies (1876), Principles of Logic (1883), and Appearance and Reality (1893)
  3. Henry . 1845–1923, English lexicographer; one of the editors of the Oxford English Dictionary
  4. James . 1693–1762, English astronomer, who discovered the aberration of light and the nutation of the earth's axis
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