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Todd, Sweeney

Line breaks: Swee|ney Todd
Pronunciation: /tɒd
 
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Definition of Todd, Sweeney in English:

A barber who murdered his customers, the central character of a play by George Dibdin Pitt (1799–1855) and of later plays.

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