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[muh k-ree-dee, muh-kree-]
  1. William Charles,1793–1873, English actor.
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Examples from the Web for macready

Historical Examples

  • A tragedy was offered to Mr. Macready, or Mr. Webster, in thirty acts.

    The Jest Book

    Mark Lemon

  • Macready was one of his innermost circle, and he had other friends on the stage.

    Victorian Worthies

    George Henry Blore

  • That course, Mr. Macready, will not bring her into any port known to the Board of Trade.

  • They were as classical, in their way, as Macready's Roman mob.

  • The moment I arrived here, I enquired, of course, after Macready.

British Dictionary definitions for macready


  1. William Charles. 1793–1873, English actor and theatre manager
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