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Healy

[hee-lee] /ˈhi li/
noun
1.
Timothy Michael, 1855–1931, Irish nationalist politician.
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  • Healy glanced at Phil swiftly, covertly, as the latter adjusted the glasses.

    Mavericks William MacLeod Raine
  • Father Healy, on hearing it, lost for once his accustomed kindliness.

    Grey Town Gerald Baldwin
  • As Healy emerged from it he saw a rider just disappearing over the shoulder of the hill in front of him.

    Mavericks William MacLeod Raine
  • Father Healy was for the moment bereft of the power of speech.

    Grey Town Gerald Baldwin
  • Healy heard them coming, knew he was trapped, and attempted to force an escape through the narrows in front of Point o' Rocks.

    Mavericks William MacLeod Raine
  • Father Healy, all that I ask of you is your confidence and trust.

    Grey Town Gerald Baldwin
  • Hear Healy and Tanner and that lot are on the war-path, and heaven only knows when the House will be up.

  • Father Healy has been praying over me, and now you have come to say good-bye.

    Grey Town Gerald Baldwin
British Dictionary definitions for Healy

Healy

/ˈhiːlɪ/
noun
1.
Ian. born 1964, Australian cricketer; a wicketkeeper, he took 395 dismissals in 119 test matches (1988–99)
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