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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.
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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.
a combining form meaning “slow”: bradycardia.
[< Greek, comb. form of bradýs slow, heavy]
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|Noun||1.||Brady - 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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