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Meaning of garvey

gar•vey

Pronunciation: (gär'vē), [key]
— pl. -veys.
  1. a scowlike open boat, variously propelled, used by oyster and clam fishermen in Delaware Bay and off the coasts of Delaware and New Jersey.

Gar•vey

Pronunciation: (gär'vē), [key]
  1. 1887–1940, Jamaican black-rights activist in the U.S. (1916–27): advocated emigration of black Americans to Africa.
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