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Duffy

[duhf-ee]
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noun
  1. Sir Charles Gav·an [gav-uh n] /ˈgæv ən/, 1816–1903, Irish and Australian politician.
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  • But Duffy's horse range bein' nearest, we decided to tackle it first.

    Prairie Flowers

    James B. Hendryx

  • Now, of all severe men on the West End, Duffy is most biting.

    The Daughter of a Magnate

    Frank H. Spearman

  • A ball of paper was levelled at Duffy's head for this remark.

  • I ordered a carriage, put the nurse and child in and drove to Father Duffy's.

    Hubert's Wife

    Minnie Mary Lee

  • He told Duffy not to be afraid, but strike right out and hit for keeps.


British Dictionary definitions for duffy

Duffy

noun
  1. Carol Ann. born 1955, British poet and writer; poet laureate from 2009, her collections include Standing Female Nude (1985), The World's Wife (1999), and Rapture (2005)
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