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Bra·dy

 (brā′dē), James Buchanan Known as "Diamond Jim." 1856-1917.
American financier and philanthropist who gained his nickname because of his attraction to diamonds and his extravagant lifestyle.

Brady

, Mathew B. 1823-1896.
American photographer whose company produced thousands of portraits and other photographs of the commanders, soldiers, and battlefields of the Civil War.

Bra•dy

(ˈbreɪ di)

n.
1. James Buchanan ( “Diamond Jim” ), 1856–1917, U.S. financier, noted for conspicuously extravagant living.
2. Mathew B., 1823?–96, U.S. photographer, esp. of the Civil War.

brady-

a combining form meaning “slow”: bradycardia.
[< Greek, comb. form of bradýs slow, heavy]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Brady - United States pioneer photographer famous for his portraitsBrady - United States pioneer photographer famous for his portraits; was the official Union photographer for the American Civil War (1823-1896)
2.Brady - United States financier noted for his love of diamonds and his extravagant lifestyle (1856-1917)
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In this manner my arrival was circulated prematurely in certain coteries, the pretty mouths and fine voices that spoke of my marvels, being quite unconscious that they were circulating news that had reached their ears via Honor O'Flagherty, Biddy Noon, and Kathleen Brady.
Can't ye fancy ould Barber Brady wid a bullet in his lungs, coughin' like a sick monkey, an' sayin', 'Bhoys, I do not mind your gettin' dhrunk, but you must hould your liquor like men.
In process of time, thanks to his intimate knowledge of drill and musketry exercise, the excellent Mulcahy, wearing the corporal's stripe, went out in a troopship and joined Her Majesty's Royal Loyal Musketeers, commonly known as the "Mavericks," because they were masterless and unbranded cattle - sons of small farmers in County Clare, shoeless vagabonds of Kerry, herders of Ballyvegan, much wanted "moonlighters" from the bare rainy headlands of the south coast, officered by O'Mores, Bradys, Hills, Kilreas, and the like.
I can't help hoping all the time that Bowen and the girl have found the others; the last Bowen knew of them, there were six left, all told--the mate Bradley, the engineer Olson, and Wilson, Whitely, Brady and Sinclair.
Upon the fourth day of September, 1916, he set out with four companions, Sinclair, Brady, James, and Tippet, to search along the base of the barrier cliffs for a point at which they might be scaled.
This reminds me of South Clark Street," remarked Brady, who had once served on the traffic squad in Chicago; and as no one asked him why, he volunteered that it was "because it's no place for an Irishman.
Just then it occurred to Brady to fire and he, too, opened upon the bear, but at the same instant the animal stumbled and fell forward, though still growling most fearsomely.
Then Brady spoke again in an almost inaudible voice.
Brady, recovered from the first shock, swore loud and luridly.
It was Brady who showed the first signs of returning good spirits.
Brady wasn't onto that little outdoor vehicle mob scene.
She had seen Chester Johnson kill a scab, and now they were going to hang Chester Johnson, who had married Kittie Brady out of the cannery, and she and Kittie Brady had worked together years before in the paper box factory.