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[duhf-ee] /ˈdʌf i/
Sir Charles Gavan
[gav-uh n] /ˈgæv ən/ (Show IPA),
1816–1903, Irish and Australian politician. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • And where did Duffy and his bride spend their honeymoon, Erchie?

    Erchie (AKA Hugh Foulis) Neil Munro
  • A ball of paper was levelled at Duffy's head for this remark.

    That Scholarship Boy Emma Leslie
  • In a great many circles, Mr. Duffy could not be looked at with more wonder if he had recommended to cut off Mr. O'Connell's head.

    The Felon's Track Michael Doheny
  • I ordered a carriage, put the nurse and child in and drove to Father Duffy's.

    Hubert's Wife Minnie Mary Lee
  • The Devil (supposed to be invisible) rises behind Duffy and grimaces at the Squire.

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Carol Ann. born 1955, British poet and writer; poet laureate from 2009, her collections include Standing Female Nude (1985),The World's Wife (1999), and Rapture (2005)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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