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a female given name, form of Bridget.
Contemporary Examples

America’s Worst Drivers: The States, Gender, With the Most Accidents Anneli Rufus December 30, 2011

Historical Examples

Lady Bountiful George A. Birmingham
Lady Bountiful George A. Birmingham
Lady Bountiful George A. Birmingham

(Scot) a semicircular pie containing meat and onions
James, real name Osborne Henry Mavor. 1888–1951, Scottish physician and dramatist, who founded the Glasgow Citizens’ Theatre. His plays include The Anatomist (1930)


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