Alice, 1820–71, U.S. poet (sister of Phoebe Cary).
(Arthur) Joyce (Lunel)
[loon-l] /ˈlun l/ (Show IPA), 1888–1957, English novelist.
Henry Francis, 1772–1844, British writer and translator.
Phoebe, 1824–71, U.S. poet (sister of Alice Cary).
a town in central North Carolina.
a male given name.
a female given name, form of .
Contemporary Examples

He’s no Cary Grant ( The Truth About Charlie), and certainly no science teacher ( The Happening).
Mark Wahlberg’s Oscar Pitch Marlow Stern December 5, 2010

You must have been pretty stoked when you found out that Cary would have such a big, juicy arc this season.
The Good Wife’s Secret Weapon: Matt Czuchry on Cary Agos’s Terrible, Horrible Year Kevin Fallon October 26, 2014

Though he’s often compared to Cary Grant, he is a celebrity breed all his own.
The Nice Guy Who Finishes First Gina Piccalo August 30, 2010

But the real, unexpected jolt that kicked off the new season was the violent, sudden arrest of Cary.
‘The Good Wife’ Creators on the Premiere’s Big Cary Twist, Will’s Death, and More Kevin Fallon September 21, 2014

Jennifer wryly notes that “to some extent every little girl sees Daddy as Cary Grant.”
Remembering My Father, Cary Grant Malcolm Jones May 2, 2011

Historical Examples

Sewall notes in his diary, under this same date of Aug. 15, “Cary arrives who had been pillaged by the Pirats.”
Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period Various

The Cary children did call it after me yesterday when I went to the spring.
A Little Maid of Province Town Alice Turner Curtis

Frank mortgaged a farm; Will Cary did the same (having some land of his own from his mother).
Westward Ho! Charles Kingsley

Cary said one or two things, but the words were carried away by the wind.
A Little Girl in Old Boston Amanda Millie Douglas

Cary’s face took on again the grim lines which had been wiped away momentarily by their little bit of play.
The Littlest Rebel Edward Peple

(Arthur) Joyce (Lunel). 1888–1957, British novelist; author of Mister Johnson (1939), A House of Children (1941), and The Horse’s Mouth (1944)


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