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Pea•bod•y  (pēbod′ē, -bə dē),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. BiographicalElizabeth Palmer, 1804–94, U.S. educator and reformer: founded the first kindergarten in the U.S.
  2. BiographicalEndicott, 1857–1944, U.S. educator.
  3. BiographicalGeorge, 1795–1869, U.S. merchant, banker, and philanthropist in England.
  4. Place Namesa city in NE Massachusetts. 45,976.

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Peabody /ˈpiːˌbɒdɪ/ n
  1. George. 1795–1869, US merchant, banker, and philanthropist in the US and England

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