Associations to the word «Murphy»

Wiktionary

MURPHY, proper noun. A common Irish surname​, the anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Murchadha
MURPHY, proper noun. A male or female given name in occasional use, transferred from the surname.
MURPHY, noun. An Irish or white potato.
MURPHY BED, noun. A light type of bed to be folded up or swung into a wall or closet for storage when not in use.
MURPHY BEDS, noun. Plural of Murphy bed
MURPHY DRIP, noun. A rectal infusion apparatus for administering proctoclysis.
MURPHY GAME, noun. Any of several confidence tricks in which something worthless is substituted for something of value, often in a sealed envelope

Dictionary definition

MURPHY, noun. An edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats