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James Buchanan (“Diamond Jim”) 1856–1917, U.S. financier, noted for conspicuously extravagant living.
Mathew B. 1823?–96, U.S. photographer, especially of the Civil War.
a male given name.
a combining form meaning “slow,” used in the formation of compound words:
Contemporary Examples

Is Emilia Jardine-Paterson Kate Middleton’s Secret Stylist?; The Wall Street Journal Launches Online Shopping Platform The Fashion Beast Team November 4, 2013
Thanksgiving Day Horror: Minnesota Teens Killed in Alleged Break-In Matthew DeLuca November 27, 2012
American Academy of Pediatrics: Circumcise It! Lizzie Crocker August 26, 2012
Hero or Criminal? James Brady, the WTC Ironworker Who Jumped Off the Building Michael Daly March 24, 2014
Ann B. Davis Was the Zesty Antidote to the Bradys Emily Shire June 1, 2014

Historical Examples

An Ambitious Woman Edgar Fawcett
Montezuma’s Castle and Other Weird Tales Charles B. Cory
The Bradys’ Chinese Clew Francis Worcester Doughty
The Bradys Beyond Their Depth Anonymous
The Bradys and the Girl Smuggler Francis W. Doughty

combining form
indicating slowness: bradycardia


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    a slow heartbeat rate, usually less than 60 beats per minute. Historical Examples Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 2 Various noun (pathol) an abnormally low rate of heartbeat Compare tachycardia brad’y·car’dic (-dĭk) or brad’y·car’di·ac’ (-dē-āk’) adj.

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