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Carey

[kair-ee, kar-ee] /ˈkɛər i, ˈkær i/
noun
1.
male given name, form of Carew.
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  • "No one said anything about paying," interrupted Mrs. Carey.

    Find the Woman Arthur Somers Roche
  • One of the most cheerful and courageous, because one of the most hopeful of workers, was Carey, the missionary.

    Self-Help Samuel Smiles
  • All through the rest of the meal Mrs. Carey and the King whispered together.

    The King's Men Robert Grant, John Boyle O'Reilly, J. S. Dale, and John T. Wheelwright
  • They found they could dispense with Mr. Carey's further services.

    The Railroad Question William Larrabee
  • But I say,” said Carey, “do you really think this was once a volcano, doctor?

    King o' the Beach George Manville Fenn
British Dictionary definitions for Carey

Carey

/ˈkɛərɪ/
noun
1.
George (Leonard). born 1935, Archbishop of Canterbury (1991–2002)
2.
Peter. born 1943, Australian novelist and writer; his novels include Illywhacker (1985), Oscar and Lucinda (1988), and True History of the Kelly Gang (2001)
3.
William. 1761–1834, British orientalist and pioneer Baptist missionary in India
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