Murphy

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Mur·phy

noun \ˈmər-fē\

Definition of MURPHY

:  any of various confidence games; especially :  one in which the victim believes he is paying for sex

Origin of MURPHY

Miss Murphy, nonexistent prostitute used to lure victims
First Known Use: 1954

Mur·phy

biographical name \ˈmər-fē\

Definition of MURPHY

Frank 1890–1949 Am. jurist

Murphy

biographical name

Definition of MURPHY

William Parry 1892–1987 Am. physician

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