Richard Evelyn, 1888–1957, rear admiral in U.S. Navy: polar explorer.
Robert C(arlyle), 1917–2010, U.S. politician: senator from West Virginia 1959–2010.
William, c1540–1623, English composer and organist.
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How to use Byrd in a sentence
“We live a long par 5 away from each other now,” Byrd said, using a golf term because there are few things he loves in life more than playing and talking about golf.Belmont could be an NCAA tournament Cinderella — if it gets the chance | John Feinstein | February 17, 2021 | Washington Post
Byrd plays more golf these days, but he still spends plenty of time watching his old team.Belmont could be an NCAA tournament Cinderella — if it gets the chance | John Feinstein | February 17, 2021 | Washington Post
Under this proposal, the rule change would allow more policy related items to be eligible for the Byrd rule.Dems win in Georgia, oust Republican who introduced anti-trans bill | Chris Johnson | January 6, 2021 | Washington Blade
Byrd said another challenge was finding a field to play their games.After telling more than 800 athletes and coaches to quarantine, a county halts youth sports | Ovetta Wiggins | November 30, 2020 | Washington Post
It’s new and more dependent on traffic from the neighboring Garden Theater events space, also owned by Byrd’s family.A Looming Menace for Restaurants: Winter Is Coming | Brenna Houck | October 15, 2020 | Eater
Yes, Byrd—dead four-and-a-half years now—was a Kleagle in the Ku Klux Klan.Steve Scalise and the Right’s Ridiculous Racial Blame Game | Michael Tomasky | January 2, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Byrd was a 49-year-old black man walking home from a party when three white men in a Ford pickup offered him a ride.Greil Marcus Talks About Trying to Unlock Rock and Roll in 10 Songs | Allen Barra | November 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Moreover, under Eric Holder the Justice Department has vigorously enforced the landmark Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr.Eric Holder’s Legacy: Bold on Equality, Less So on Civil Liberties | Geoffrey R. Stone | September 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He appeared, alongside senators Robert Byrd and George Allen, in the 2003 Civil War drama Gods and Generals.Putin-Loving Republican Congressman Calls for Investigation Into Anti-‘America’ Google | Asawin Suebsaeng | July 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Rivkin and Foley also point to Raines v. Byrd, a 1977 Supreme Court decision.
Byrd's writings did not appear publicly until more than two hundred years after his death.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia | Dorothy M. Torpey
Really, before starting, I should have consulted Admiral Byrd on outfitting a polar expedition.David Lannarck, Midget | George S. Harney
In September, 1870, we moved to the neighborhood of Mt. Byrd.Autobiography of Frank G. Allen, Minister of the Gospel | Frank G. Allen
Mrs. Byrd, both curious and kind, would have him to come and tell her all about it, which he was little inclined to do.The Red City | S. Weir Mitchell
Byrd Coyle is one of a family of ten children, nine of whom are still living.Lyman's History of old Walla Walla County, Vol. 2 (of 2) | William Denison Lyman
British Dictionary definitions for Byrd
Richard Evelyn . 1888–1957, US rear admiral, aviator, and polar explorer
William . 1543–1623, English composer and organist, noted for his madrigals, masses, and music for virginals
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