bobby

[bob-ee]

Origin:
1835–45; special use of Bobby, for Sir Robert Peel, who set up the Metropolitan Police system of London in 1828

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Bobby

[bob-ee]
noun
1.
a male given name, form of Robert.
2.
a female given name.

Fischer

[fish-er]
noun
1.
Edwin, 1886–1960, Swiss pianist.
2.
Emil [ey-mil] , 1852–1919, German chemist: Nobel Prize 1902.
3.
Ernst Otto, 1918–2007, German chemist: Nobel Prize 1973.
4.
Hans [hahns] , 1881–1945, German chemist: Nobel Prize 1930.
5.
Robert James ("Bobby") 1943–2008, U.S. chess player.

Hull

[huhl]
noun
1.
Cordell [kawr-del, kawr-del] , 1871–1955, U.S. statesman: secretary of state 1933–44; Nobel peace Prize 1945.
2.
Robert Marvin ("Bobby") born 1939, Canadian ice-hockey player.
3.
William, 1753–1825, U.S. general.
4.
Official name Kingston-upon-Hull. a seaport in Humberside, in E England, on the Humber River.
5.
a city in SE Canada, on the Ottawa River opposite Ottawa.

Jones

[johnz]
noun
1.
Anson [an-suhn] , 1798–1858, president of the Republic of Texas.
2.
Casey [key-see] , (John Luther Jones) 1864–1900, U.S. locomotive engineer: folk hero of ballads, stories, and plays.
3.
Chuck (Charles Martin Jones) 1912–2002, U.S. film animator.
4.
Daniel, 1881–1967, English phonetician.
5.
Ernest, 1879–1958, Welsh psychoanalyst.
6.
(Everett) LeRoi [luh-roi, lee-roi] original name of Imamu Amiri Baraka.
7.
Henry Arthur, 1851–1929, English dramatist.
8.
Howard Mumford [muhm-ferd] , 1892–1980, U.S. educator and critic.
9.
Inigo [in-i-goh] , 1573–1652, English architect.
10.
John Luther ("Casey") 1864–1900, legendary U.S. locomotive engineer, raised in Cayce, Ky.
11.
John Paul (John Paul) 1747–92, American naval commander in the Revolutionary War, born in Scotland.
12.
John Winston [win-stuhn] , 1791–1848, U.S. politician: Speaker of the House 1843–45.
13.
Mary Harris ("Mother Jones") 1830–1930, U.S. labor leader, born in Ireland.
14.
Quincy (Delight) ("Q") born 1933, U.S. jazz musician, film composer and producer.
15.
Robert Edmond, 1887–1954, U.S. set designer.
16.
Robert Tyre [tahyuhr] , ("Bobby") 1902–71, U.S. golfer.
17.
Rufus Matthew, 1863–1948, U.S. Quaker, teacher, author, and humanitarian.
18.
Sir William, 1746–94, English jurist, linguist, and Sanskrit scholar.

Orr

[awr]
noun
1.
Sir John Boyd, Boyd Orr, Sir John.
2.
Robert Gordon ("Bobby") born 1948, Canadian ice-hockey player.
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bobby (ˈbɒbɪ)
 
n , pl -bies
informal a British policeman
 
[C19: from Bobby after Sir Robert Peel, who, as Home Secretary, set up the Metropolitan Police Force in 1828]

Fischer (ˈfɪʃər)
 
n
1.  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
2.  Ernst Otto. 1918--94, German chemist: shared the Nobel prize for chemistry in 1973 with Geoffrey Wilkinson for his work on inorganic complexes
3.  Hans (hans). 1881--1945, German chemist, noted particularly for his work on chlorophyll, haemin, and the porphyrins: Nobel prize for chemistry 1930
4.  Robert James, known as Bobby. 1943--2008, US chess player; world champion 1972--75

hull (hʌl)
 
n
1.  the main body of a vessel, tank, flying boat, etc
2.  the shell or pod of peas or beans; the outer covering of any fruit or seed; husk
3.  the persistent calyx at the base of a strawberry, raspberry, or similar fruit
4.  the outer casing of a missile, rocket, etc
 
vb
5.  to remove the hulls from (fruit or seeds)
6.  (tr) to pierce the hull of (a vessel, tank, etc)
 
[Old English hulu; related to Old High German helawa, Old English helan to hide]
 
'huller
 
n
 
'hull-less
 
adj

Hull1 (hʌl)
 
n
1.  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
2.  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)

Hull2 (hʌl)
 
n
Cordell. 1871--1955, US statesman; secretary of state (1933-- 44). He helped to found the U.N.: Nobel peace prize 1945

Jones (dʒəʊnz)
 
n
1.  Daniel. 1881--1967, British phonetician
2.  Daniel. 1912--93, Welsh composer. He wrote nine symphonies and much chamber music
3.  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)
4.  Digby (Marritt). born 1956, British businessman; director-general of the Confederation of British Industry (2000--06)
5.  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
6.  John Paul, original name John Paul. 1747--92, US naval commander, born in Scotland: noted for his part in the War of American Independence
7.  (Everett) Le Roi (ˈliːrɔɪ), Muslim name Imanu Amìri Baraka. born 1934, US Black poet, dramatist, and political figure
8.  Quincy. born 1933, US composer, arranger, conductor, record producer, and trumpeter, noted esp for his film scores
9.  Robert Tyre, known as Bobby Jones. 1902--71, US golfer

Orr (ɔː)
 
n
Robert Gordon, known as Bobby. born 1948, Canadian ice-hockey player

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Jones
for the surname, see John. Phrase keep up with the Joneses (1913, Amer.Eng.) is from the title of a comic strip by Arthur R. Momand. The slang sense "intense desire, addiction" (1968) probably arose from earlier use of Jones as a synonym for "heroin," presumably from the proper name, but the connection,
if any, is obscure.

bobby
"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.

hull
"seed covering," from O.E. hulu, from P.Gmc. *khulus "to cover" (cf. O.H.G. hulla, hulsa). The verb was in M.E.; hulled can mean both "having a particular kind of hull" and "stripped of the hull."

hull
"body of a ship," 1571, perhaps from hull (1) on fancied resemblance of ship keels to open peapods (cf. L. carina "keel of a ship," originally "shell of a nut;" Gk. phaselus "light passenger ship, yacht," lit. "bean pod;" Fr. coque "hull of a ship, shell of a walnut or egg"). Alternative etymology is
from M.E. hoole "ship's keel" (c.1440), from the same source as hold (n.).
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Fischer Fi·scher (fĭsh'ər), Hans. 1881-1945.

German chemist known for his research on the components of blood. He won a 1930 Nobel Prize for his work on the synthesis of hemin.

jones (jōnz)
n.

  1. Heroin.

  2. An addiction, especially to heroin.

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hull   (hŭl)  Pronunciation Key 
  1. The dry outer covering of a fruit, seed, or nut; a husk.

  2. The enlarged calyx of a fruit, such as a strawberry, that is usually green and easily detached.


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ORR
  1. Office of Refugee Relief

  2. Office of Refugee Resettlement

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However, bobby, sitting in the chair, takes the bullets and falls to the floor.
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