Murdoch

[mur-dok]
noun
  1. (Dame) (Jean) Iris,1919–99, British novelist and philosopher, born in Ireland.
  2. (Keith) Rupert,born 1931, U.S. publisher and media mogul, born in Australia.
  3. a male given name.
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  • "Turn it in to Murdoch," Gordon said, and then cursed himself.

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  • When Gordon and Jenkins came back, Murdoch tossed the money to them.

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  • No need to ask what had happened to Murdoch's recommendation.

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  • He motioned to Murdoch, and jumped to help the failing man to the entrance.

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British Dictionary definitions for murdoch

Murdoch

noun
  1. Dame (Jean) Iris . 1919–99, British writer. Her books include The Bell (1958), A Severed Head (1961), The Sea, The Sea (1978), which won the Booker Prize, The Philosopher's Pupil (1983), and Existentialists and Mystics (1997)
  2. (Keith) Rupert. born 1931, US publisher and media entrepreneur, born in Australia; chairman of News International Ltd (including Times Newspapers Ltd), 20th Century-Fox, and HarperCollins
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