Boyd


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Boyd

(bɔɪd)
n
1. (Biography) Arthur. 1920–99, Australian painter and sculptor, noted for his large ceramic sculptures and his series of engravings
2. (Biography) Martin (A'Beckett). 1893–1972, Australian novelist, author of Lucinda Brayford (1946) and of the Langton tetralogy The Cardboard Crown (1952), A Difficult Young Man (1955), Outbreak of Love (1957), and When Blackbirds Sing (1962)
3. (Biography) Sir Michael. born 1955, British theatre director; artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare Company from 2003
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References in classic literature ?
Don't be greedy, Boyd. And I'm glad there isn't any more, for Captain Dettmar's sake.
"It is all right, Boyd. We'll be in Attu-Attu in three days.
Boyd, Minnie, and Captain Dettmar were the only whites on board, though Lorenzo, the small and greasy engineer, laid a part claim to white, being a Portuguese half-caste.
At eight bells, all hands assembled at the wheel, and Boyd Duncan appeared with a black bottle and a mug.
That Boyd Duncan was liked by them was evidenced by the roars of laughter with which they greeted his slightest joking allusion.
Then it was, the danger past, and as the Kanakas began to coil the halyards back on the pins, that Boyd Duncan went below.
"Oh, Boyd!" was her answer, and one wet hand reached out and touched his.
Despite his facetiousness, Boyd Duncan had little hope.
United States Consul Lingford was a fussy, elderly gentleman, and in the two years of his service at Attu-Attu had never encountered so unprecedented a case as that laid before him by Boyd Duncan.
How, by any stretch of the imagination, can you make out that you are to blame for this Boyd girl's misfortune?
Whatever Claire might have thought of the original scheme, there was no doubt at all what she would think of his plan of seeking out Elizabeth Boyd with a view to dividing the legacy with her.
"Anne, this is Captain Boyd. Captain Boyd, my wife."