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Purdy

[pur-dee]
noun
  1. James,1914–2009, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
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  • Purdy popped up with some question as to the scale of court fees.

  • Mr. Purdy, flushing feebly, saw her to the door, saw her to the hall without.

    The Paliser case

    Edgar Saltus

  • Me and Mrs. Purdy Pell didn't do anything but swap looks for a minute or so.

    Shorty McCabe

    Sewell Ford

  • He was no better than Purdy, and Long Bill, and all the others.

    Prairie Flowers

    James B. Hendryx

  • At the mention of the name of Purdy, Cinnabar Joe started perceptibly.

    Prairie Flowers

    James B. Hendryx