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Guthrie

[guhth-ree] /ˈgʌθ ri/
noun
1.
A(lfred) B(ertram), Jr. 1901–91, U.S. novelist.
2.
Sir (William) Tyrone, 1900–71, English stage director and producer.
3.
Woodrow Wilson ("Woody") 1912–67, U.S. folk singer.
4.
a city in central Oklahoma: the former state capital.
5.
a male given name.
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  • One of the latter with whom I happened to be thrown professionally was a young fellow of about twenty named Guthrie.

    Courts and Criminals Arthur Train
  • Of the others I had said, "I shan't like this fish, Guthrie, till he's in the net."

    Lines in Pleasant Places William Senior
  • No one knew, because no one was told, of the many hours of grief which little Mrs. Guthrie endured after she left Oxford.

    The Sins of the Children Cosmo Hamilton
  • Get the boat down, Guthrie, and we'll go out to him, anyhow.

    Lines in Pleasant Places William Senior
  • She weighed 31 1/2 lb., and was the largest baggit which either Sligh or Guthrie could remember being caught in the Tweed.

    Lines in Pleasant Places William Senior
British Dictionary definitions for Guthrie

Guthrie

/ˈɡʌθrɪ/
noun
1.
Samuel. 1782–1848, US chemist: invented percussion priming powder and a punch lock for exploding it, and discovered chloroform (1831)
2.
Sir (William) Tyrone. 1900–71, English theatrical director
3.
Woody, full name Woodrow Wilson Guthrie. 1912–67, US folk singer and songwriter. His songs include "So Long, it's been Good to Know you" (1940) and "This Land is your Land" (1944)
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