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  1. Pete. born 1979, English rock musician and songwriter; member of The Libertines (1997–2004) and Babyshambles (from 2005)
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Historical Examples

  • And lastly, whether the body so offered was or was not the body of the woman Docherty?

    The History of Burke and Hare

    George Mac Gregor

  • The woman Docherty never returned to the house, and he did not know what had become of her.

  • Mrs. Docherty was made welcome by MDougal, who seemed to understand everything.

  • While the two men were fighting, Mrs. Docherty, tipsy though she was, tried to interfere.

  • Another point is the manner in which Mrs. Docherty was presented to Broggan, and some of the neighbours.