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Robinhood, the brokerage that has become a byword for the boom in retail trading, is planning to go public.
Soon their sweeping machine was outselling their cups and saucers and Bissell became a byword for floor cleaners—by royal appointment too!
But he marred it all by a temper so ungovernable that in Paris there was current a byword, "Explosive as Garnache."
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
For years the names of oil king and iron master have been a hissing and a byword among the hot-heads in America.
THE IRON PUDDLERJAMES J. DAVIS
A prince may be the byword of all Europe, yet he alone know nothing of it.
And besides, when folk talk of a country covered with troops, it's but a kind of a byword at the best.
KIDNAPPEDROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Had not the justice of the strong become a byword and a loathing?
THE SQUIRE'S DAUGHTERSILAS K(ITTO) HOCKING
The name of Tiberius was a byword for impenetrable disguise.
SERMONSJ. B. LIGHTFOOT
For ages the “roads” of this country were a byword and a reproach to us.
THE DOVER ROADCHARLES G. HARPER
Scotland too, till something better come, must have a Poor-law, if Scotland is not to be a byword among the nations.
PAST AND PRESENTTHOMAS CARLYLE

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