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[lawr-ee] /ˌlɔr i/
a female given name, form of Laura.
a male given name, form of Lawrence. Unabridged
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  • I saw little more of Laurie that evening; their voices might be heard through the thin wall in earnest talk.

    The Grateful Indian W.H.G. Kingston
  • The renaissance classics may be studied in the works of Woodward and Laurie.

    College Teaching Paul Klapper
  • Laurie was lying on his back, his arms clasped behind his head, looking at her with a quiet meditative air.

    The Necromancers Robert Hugh Benson
  • Laurie,” said I at last, “are you going by that vessel to-morrow morning?

    The Grateful Indian W.H.G. Kingston
  • Laurie drew a long, noiseless breath, steadying himself with clenched hands.

    The Necromancers Robert Hugh Benson

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