a male given name, form of Robert.
a female given name.
Edwin, 1886–1960, Swiss pianist.
[ey-mil] /ˈeɪ mɪl/ (Show IPA), 1852–1919, German chemist: Nobel Prize 1902.
Ernst Otto, 1918–2007, German chemist: Nobel Prize 1973.
[hahns] /hɑns/ (Show IPA), 1881–1945, German chemist: Nobel Prize 1930.
Robert James (“Bobby”) 1943–2008, U.S. chess player.
[kawr-del,, kawr-del] /ˈkɔr dɛl,, kɔrˈdɛl/ (Show IPA), 1871–1955, U.S. statesman: secretary of state 1933–44; Nobel Peace Prize 1945.
Robert Marvin (“Bobby”) born 1939, Canadian ice-hockey player.
William, 1753–1825, U.S. general.
Official name Kingston-upon-Hull. a seaport in Humberside, in E England, on the Humber River.
a city in SE Canada, on the Ottawa River opposite Ottawa.
[an-suh n] /ˈæn sən/ (Show IPA), 1798–1858, president of the Republic of Texas.
[key-see] /ˈkeɪ si/ (Show IPA), (John Luther Jones) 1864–1900, U.S. locomotive engineer: folk hero of ballads, stories, and plays.
Chuck (Charles Martin Jones) 1912–2002, U.S. film animator.
Daniel, 1881–1967, English phonetician.
Ernest, 1879–1958, Welsh psychoanalyst.
[luh-roi,, lee-roi] /ləˈrɔɪ,, ˈli rɔɪ/ (Show IPA) original name of Imamu Amiri Baraka.
Henry Arthur, 1851–1929, English dramatist.
[muhm-ferd] /ˈmʌm fərd/ (Show IPA), 1892–1980, U.S. educator and critic.
[in-i-goh] /ˈɪn ɪˌgoʊ/ (Show IPA), 1573–1652, English architect.
John Luther (“Casey”) 1864–1900, legendary U.S. locomotive engineer, raised in Cayce, Ky.
John Paul (John Paul) 1747–92, American naval commander in the Revolutionary War, born in Scotland.
[win-stuh n] /ˈwɪn stən/ (Show IPA), 1791–1848, U.S. politician: Speaker of the House 1843–45.
Mary Harris (“Mother Jones”) 1830–1930, U.S. labor leader, born in Ireland.
Quincy (Delight) (“Q”) born 1933, U.S. jazz musician, film composer and producer.
Robert Edmond, 1887–1954, U.S. set designer.
[tahyuh r] /taɪər/ (Show IPA), (“Bobby”) 1902–71, U.S. golfer.
Rufus Matthew, 1863–1948, U.S. Quaker, teacher, author, and humanitarian.
Sir William, 1746–94, English jurist, linguist, and Sanskrit scholar.
Sir John Boyd, Boyd Orr, Sir John.
Robert Gordon (“Bobby”) born 1948, Canadian ice-hockey player.
Rick Perry Is Coming for Your Job David Freedlander April 23, 2014
10 Religious Surprises in the US Congress Joshua DuBois March 8, 2014
The System Is Working Michael Tomasky April 22, 2013
The Bobby Fischer I Knew Harry Benson June 12, 2011
‘Saturday Night Live’ Star Bobby Moynihan Is the ‘Chozen’ One Kevin Fallon January 12, 2014
Dusty Diamonds Cut and Polished R.M. Ballantyne
The Black Bag Louis Joseph Vance
Four Little Blossoms at Oak Hill School Mabel C. Hawley
The Very Small Person Annie Hamilton Donnell
Puss Junior and Robinson Crusoe David Cory
noun (pl) -bies
(informal) a British policeman
Emil Hermann (ˈeːmiːl ˈhɛrman). 1852–1919, German chemist, noted particularly for his work on synthetic sugars and the purine group: Nobel prize for chemistry 1902
Ernst Otto. 1918–94, German chemist: shared the Nobel prize for chemistry in 1973 with Geoffrey Wilkinson for his work on inorganic complexes
Hans (hans). 1881–1945, German chemist, noted particularly for his work on chlorophyll, haemin, and the porphyrins: Nobel prize for chemistry 1930
Robert James, known as Bobby. 1943–2008, US chess player; world champion 1972–75
the main body of a vessel, tank, flying boat, etc
the shell or pod of peas or beans; the outer covering of any fruit or seed; husk
the persistent calyx at the base of a strawberry, raspberry, or similar fruit
the outer casing of a missile, rocket, etc
to remove the hulls from (fruit or seeds)
(transitive) to pierce the hull of (a vessel, tank, etc)
a city and port in NE England, in Kingston upon Hull unitary authority, East Riding of Yorkshire: fishing, food processing; two universities. Pop: 301 416 (2001). Official name: Kingston upon Hull
a city in SE Canada, in SW Quebec on the River Ottawa: a centre of the timber trade and associated industries. Pop: 66 246 (2001)
Cordell. 1871–1955, US statesman; secretary of state (1933–44). He helped to found the U.N.: Nobel peace prize 1945
Daniel. 1881–1967, British phonetician
Daniel. 1912–93, Welsh composer. He wrote nine symphonies and much chamber music
David. 1895–1974, British artist and writer: his literary works, which combine poetry and prose, include In Parenthesis (1937), an account of World War I, and The Anathemata (1952)
Digby (Marritt). Baron. born 1956, British businessman and politician; director-general of the Confederation of British Industry (2000–06); Minister of State for Trade and Investment (2007–08)
Inigo (ˈɪnɪɡəʊ). 1573–1652, English architect and theatrical designer, who introduced Palladianism to England. His buildings include the Banqueting Hall of Whitehall. He also designed the settings for court masques, being the first to use the proscenium arch and movable scenery in England
John Paul, original name John Paul. 1747–92, US naval commander, born in Scotland: noted for his part in the War of American Independence
(Everett) Le Roi (ˈliːrɔɪ), Muslim name Imanu Amìri Baraka. born 1934, US Black poet, dramatist, and political figure
Quincy. born 1933, US composer, arranger, conductor, record producer, and trumpeter, noted esp for his film scores and his collaborations in the recording studio with Michael Jackson
Robert Tyre, known as Bobby Jones. 1902–71, US golfer: won a unique ‘grand slam’ in 1930 of US Open, US Amateur, British Open, and British Amateur championships
Robert Gordon, known as Bobby. born 1948, Canadian ice-hockey player
Heroin; horse, shit
A drug habit: works at two jobs to keep up with the ”Jones”
Any intense interest or absorption: The twenty-something elite definitely has a jones for Jones
Office of Refugee Relief
Office of Refugee Resettlement
Davy Jones’s locker
keep up (with the Joneses)
a calf no more than a week old that is sent to be slaughtered. noun an unweaned calf culled for slaughter
a person or thing that is outstanding or excellent.
Cordell [kawr-del,, kawr-del] /ˈkɔr dɛl,, kɔrˈdɛl/ (Show IPA), 1871–1955, U.S. statesman: secretary of state 1933–44; Nobel Peace Prize 1945. Robert Marvin (“Bobby”) born 1939, Canadian ice-hockey player. William, 1753–1825, U.S. general. Official name Kingston-upon-Hull. a seaport in Humberside, in E England, on the Humber River. a city in SE Canada, on the Ottawa River opposite […]
Sir John Boyd, Boyd Orr, Sir John. Robert Gordon (“Bobby”) born 1948, Canadian ice-hockey player. Contemporary Examples Detroit’s Bankruptcy Raises Questions That Go Far Beyond the City Limits Stephen D. Eide July 19, 2013 Saving Detroit: When a Big City Stops Being Big Megan McArdle May 12, 2013 The Republican Occupation of Detroit Sally Kohn […]