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  • proper noun A diminutive of the male given name Adam, Adrian or Aidan.
  • proper noun A diminutive of the female given name Adele, Adriana or Adrienne.
  • proper noun A surname derived from Adam.


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  • The character of Julian Adie is based on Lawrence Durrell, although the author is quick to point out that the story she creates is entirely fictional.

    Songs of Blue and Gold « Tales from the Reading Room

  • Justin Adie said ... this is space opera at its best. i'm awed by Hamilton's ability to string a cohesive story together over so many pages and in so many threads (and agree that this is a much tighter offering than previous outings).

    The Temporal Void by Peter F Hamilton (Pan Macmillan, 3rd October 2008)

  • That people called Adie the bone woman was small wonder; the house had little else in it.

    Stone of Tears

  • "Adie --" said * Siegfried, "there are ten people on that bus, and one of them is having a heart attack."


  • "Adie --" said * Siegfried, "is there some way we can get the ship closer to the dock?"


  • Adrienne 'Adie' Fuchs, MA Joins the Ranks of Leading Professionals Cambridge Who's Who Publishing, Inc.


  • Dr. M.nica M. Jablonski Recognized by Exclusive Professional Networking Organization Adrienne 'Adie' Fuchs, M. Joins the Ranks of Leading Professionals Cambridge Who's Who Publishing, Inc.


  • "Adie," Kahlan asked, "do you think there would be anything you might be able to do for the woman who was accidentally blinded?

    Men Don't Leave Me

  • Kate Adie may have thought she had it tough reporting from all those war zones, but after five days leading a group of British tourists around Sweden she may change her mind.

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  • Today, Duerr helps preserve the art of organic botanical dying, both by teaching these skills at the California College of Arts and Craft and at Alice Water's Edible Schoolyard, and showing them on the runway with the naturally-dyed knitwear she creates with partner Casey Larkin for their bio-regional line Adie & George.

    Kirsten Dirksen: Magic of Permacouture: DIY Dyes From Your Kitchen/Garden Create Living Color Richer Than Synthetics (VIDEO)


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