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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BOBBY

When he tried the knocker, a bobby came along and stopped him.

It's a hundred years since I saw you, Bobby, and at least a million since I saw your friend.

There was a special reason why Bobby felt relieved to get to U.

In a quiet, unobtrusive way Bobby was rather proud of himself.

Bobby was not looking into the glass, but into her beautiful face.

Thayer responded, seizing Bobby's hand in his own firm clasp.

Bobby smiled up at him in smug satisfaction over his own wiliness.

"I'll ask Lee, when he gets over his funeral," Bobby suggested.

"She Mrs. Lorimer looks very natural," Bobby replied gravely.

Bobby had seen the memoranda for the supper, and had advised her in regard to some of the details.

WORD ORIGIN

"London policeman," 1844, from Mr. (later Sir) Robert Peel (1788-1850), Home Secretary who introduced the Metropolitan Police Act (10 Geo IV, c.44) of 1829. Cf. peeler.

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