Murphy

[ mur-fee ]
/ ˈmɜr fi /

noun

Frank,1890–1949, U.S. statesman and jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1940–49.
Isaac,1861–96, U.S. thoroughbred racehorse jockey.
William Par·ry [par-ee] /ˈpær i/, 1892–1987, U.S. physician: Nobel Prize in medicine 1934.
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British Dictionary definitions for frank murphy (1 of 2)

murphy

/ (ˈmɜːfɪ) /

noun plural -phies

a dialect or informal word for potato

Word Origin for murphy

C19: from the common Irish surname Murphy

British Dictionary definitions for frank murphy (2 of 2)

Murphy

/ (ˈmɜːfɪ) /

noun

Alex. born 1939, English rugby league player and coach; scored 16 tries in 27 test matches for Great Britain (1958–71)
Eddie, full name Edward Regan Murphy . born 1951, US film actor and comedian. His films include 48 Hours (1982), Beverly Hills Cop (1984), Coming to America (1988), Dr Dolittle (1998), and, as a voice artist, the Shrek series of animated films (2001–10)
William Parry. 1892–1987, US physician: with G. R. Minot, he discovered the liver treatment for anaemia and they shared, with G. H. Whipple, the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine in 1934

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Medicine definitions for frank murphy

Murphy

[ mûrfē ]
William Parry 1892-1987

American physician. He shared a 1934 Nobel Prize for discovering that a diet of liver relieves anemia.

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