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Byrd

[burd] /bɜrd/
noun
1.
Richard Evelyn, 1888–1957, rear admiral in U.S. Navy: polar explorer.
2.
Robert C(arlyle) 1917–2010, U.S. politician: senator from West Virginia 1959–2010.
3.
William, c1540–1623, English composer and organist.
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  • And, sitting down on the table, he motioned to Mr. Byrd to take a seat upon the block at his side.

    Hand and Ring Anna Katharine Green
  • In an odd voice Barry offered, "You think it your duty—because Byrd is so rich——?"

    The Innocent Adventuress Mary Hastings Bradley
  • Mr. Byrd saw them safely out, and proceeded to take one or two private observations of his own.

    Hand and Ring Anna Katharine Green
  • The story of the Byrd family is but the story of the Virginia aristocracy.

    Patrician and Plebeian Thomas J. Wertenbaker
  • "Just putting in a few landmarks," explained Byrd, who had run his pencil off in an opposite direction.

    Hand and Ring Anna Katharine Green
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Byrd

/bɜːd/
noun
1.
Richard Evelyn. 1888–1957, US rear admiral, aviator, and polar explorer
2.
William. 1543–1623, English composer and organist, noted for his madrigals, masses, and music for virginals
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