American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Christie, Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa 1890-1976. British writer of more than 70 detective novels, including The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (1926), and And Then There Were None (1940). She also wrote plays, including The Mousetrap (1952) and Witness for the Prosecution (1954).
- n. A diminutive of the female given name Christine and of its variant forms; fairly common as a formal female given name in the 20th century.
- n. A mostly Scottish and Irish diminutive of the male given name Christopher.
- n. A patronymic surname derived from Christopher or Christian.
- n. prolific English writer of detective stories (1890-1976)
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“Coupled with the great interview Christie have on Imus, I thin Christie is going to come out on top.”
“Simply to go by their books, Agatha Christie is a mass murderess, while William Buckley is a practicing Christian.”
“And Agatha Christie is a fine, pleasant writer whom I could read without using the dictionary.”
“She did not resent what she called Christie's reproof about the book half so much as she did her slowness in responding to her offered sympathy about the letter.”
“Curran taught himself to read what he calls Christie's "bloody awful handwriting", to make sense of 73 notebooks covering her working life from the 1920s right up to her last year.”
“Or it could be that she would have cost them the election ... probably more likely in Christie's case than McDonnell.”
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