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Welty

[wel-tee]
noun
  1. Eu·do·ra [yoo-dawr-uh, -dohr-uh] /yuˈdɔr ə, -ˈdoʊr ə/, 1909–2001, U.S. short-story writer and novelist.
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  • "Won't you go tonight; we will pay the way," insisted the persuasive Welty.

    Edith and John

    Franklin S. Farquhar

  • "You are a poor inveigler," said Welty to Monroe, facetiously.

    Edith and John

    Franklin S. Farquhar

  • "There's going to be a strike on all the papers," replied Welty.

    Edith and John

    Franklin S. Farquhar

  • "An extra levy has been made on the red-lighters," replied Welty.

    Edith and John

    Franklin S. Farquhar

  • So they were standing about him in contemplation when Welty came out of Peter's office.

    Edith and John

    Franklin S. Farquhar


British Dictionary definitions for welty

Welty

noun
  1. Eudora. 1909–2001, US novelist and short-story writer, noted for her depiction of life in the Mississippi delta. Her novels include Delta Wedding (1946) and The Optimist's Daughter (1972)
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