noun, plural mur·phies.
verb (used with object), mur·phied, mur·phy·ing.
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What people should never throw onto their soils, Murphy emphasizes, is cat or dog poop, because both animals can shed harmful parasites.
Murphy has taken a lead on the matter and last year wrote three studies related to college athletes’ rights.Democrats introduce most progressive plan yet to help college athletes earn money|Rick Maese|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
If we’re being fair, the same could be said of Murphy’s three nominated shows and films, though each found popularity with enthusiastic fans.Nominees (and 2 winners) for 2021 Golden Globes announced|Troy Masters|February 3, 2021|Washington Blade
Which still doesn’t explain why they preferred The Prom to Murphy’s far superior 2020 theater adaptation, The Boys in the Band.The 11 Weirdest Golden Globe Nominations—And What Should Have Been Nominated Instead|Eliana Dockterman|February 3, 2021|Time
The National Zoo’s Komodo is called Murphy, the sort of name you might give to a yellow Lab.The National Zoo’s wild naming inspiration, from Billy Joel to the Golden Girls|John Kelly|January 25, 2021|Washington Post
I watched SNL—the Eddie Murphy generation—and also SCTV with Rick Moranis.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
There was The Brittany Murphy Story, dubbed a “colossal mess” by reviewers.The Biggest Bombs of 2014: ‘Sex Tape,’ Mariah Carey’s Vocals, ‘How I Met Your Mother’ and More|Kevin Fallon|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Eddie Murphy opened the doors for other black actors—and black comics—who are now seeing a major amount of play in films.Idris Elba on Eric Garner, ‘Mi Mandela,’ and Selling Weed to Dave Chappelle|Marlow Stern|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Historians will be reassured that there is a historical Murphy.
Murphy took him under his wing, and one day he gave Rock To Russell, My Brother, Whom I Slept With.
Murphy was kill-crazy, and tonight the Monitor rifle in his hands had made him feel like a god.
Delancy caught it with one arm and a belly and passed it back through the door to Squid Murphy who was standing just outside.
He was twisted around in the front seat, looking over the heads of Squid Murphy and the two other gunsels in the back seat.
Once free of the ridges and in the open fields the way was easy, and Murphy could lend a hand to the others.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
His gloved fingers closed on Squid Murphy and the killer called Shiv simultaneously.