[ mur-fee ]
/ ˈmɜr fi /
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.
What Does The “Bee” In Spelling Bee Mean Exactly?By the late eighteenth century, bee had become commonly referred to the joining of neighbors to work on a single activity to help a neighbor in need
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British Dictionary definitions for frank murphy (1 of 2)
/ (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)
/ (ˈmɜːfɪ) /
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
William Parry 1892-1987
[ mûr′fē ]
American physician. He shared a 1934 Nobel Prize for discovering that a diet of liver relieves anemia.
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