Guthrie



A(lfred) B(ertram), Jr. 1901–91, U.S. novelist.
Sir (William) Tyrone, 1900–71, English stage director and producer.
Woodrow Wilson (“Woody”) 1912–67, U.S. folk singer.
a city in central Oklahoma: the former state capital.
a male given name.
Contemporary Examples

Guthrie, 40, was born in Melbourne, Australia, but moved to Tucson, Ariz., two years later.
7 Fascinating Facts About Savannah Guthrie, ‘Today’s’ Probable New Anchor Sarah Hedgecock June 27, 2012

Things got heated in the gathering area behind the workshop of Guthrie Farms in Western Kentucky.
Alison Grimes Will Have to Step It Up to Beat Mitch McConnell Sam Youngman November 29, 2013

“Could have done without the finger humor,” Guthrie noted afterward, speaking for millions.
Al Roker on His Live ‘Today’ Prostate Exam Lloyd Grove November 6, 2013

Guthrie was handpicked by Lauer after his former cohost Ann Curry was pushed out.
NBC, Today Show Get Boston Marathon Bombing Coverage Right David Freedlander April 19, 2013

Guthrie is a talented lawyer who had co-hosted an MSNBC talk show with Chuck Todd.
Matt Lauer’s Bruising Year After Ann Curry’s Ouster Devastated the ‘Today’ Show Howard Kurtz March 10, 2013

Historical Examples

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

“But I’ve cast my lot with it and shall see it through,” wrote Guthrie.
A War-Time Wooing Charles King

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

Then came her letter saying she was Guthrie Warren’s sister.
A War-Time Wooing Charles King

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

noun
Samuel. 1782–1848, US chemist: invented percussion priming powder and a punch lock for exploding it, and discovered chloroform (1831)
Sir (William) Tyrone. 1900–71, English theatrical director
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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