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Finney

[fin-ee]
noun
  1. Charles Gran·di·son [gran-di-suh n] /ˈgræn dɪ sən/, 1792–1875, U.S. clergyman and educator.
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Contemporary Examples of finney

Historical Examples of finney

  • Zachary Heigh, the Captain, and Mr. Finney were not to be found.

    Mr. Wicker's Window

    Carley Dawson

  • It was necessary to raise $50,000, and President Finney went to England and did it.

  • Finney saw from the expression of his client's face that he intended to have his own way.

    The Warden

    Anthony Trollope

  • In one respect, at any rate, he was right: Finney was humility itself.

    The Warden

    Anthony Trollope

  • Will Mr Finney ever be as good to you, Job, as that man has been?

    The Warden

    Anthony Trollope


British Dictionary definitions for finney

Finney

noun
  1. Albert . born 1936, British stage and film actor: his films include Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960), Murder on the Orient Express (1974), and The Gathering Storm (2002)
  2. Sir Tom . born 1922, English footballer: a winger, he played for Preston North End (1946–60) and won 76 caps for England, scoring 30 goals
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