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bobby

[bob-ee] /ˈbɒb i/
noun, plural bobbies. British Informal.
1.
a policeman.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; special use of Bobby, for Sir Robert Peel, who set up the Metropolitan Police system of London in 1828

Bobby

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

Fischer

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

Hull

[huhl] /hʌl/
noun
1.
Cordell
[kawr-del,, kawr-del] /ˈkɔr dɛl,, kɔrˈdɛl/ (Show IPA),
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] /dʒoʊnz/
noun
1.
Anson
[an-suh n] /ˈæn sən/ (Show IPA),
1798–1858, president of the Republic of Texas.
2.
Casey
[key-see] /ˈkeɪ si/ (Show IPA),
(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] /ləˈrɔɪ,, ˈli rɔɪ/ (Show IPA)
original name of Imamu Amiri Baraka.
7.
Henry Arthur, 1851–1929, English dramatist.
8.
Howard Mumford
[muhm-ferd] /ˈmʌm fərd/ (Show IPA),
1892–1980, U.S. educator and critic.
9.
Inigo
[in-i-goh] /ˈɪn ɪˌgoʊ/ (Show IPA),
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-stuh n] /ˈwɪn stən/ (Show IPA),
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
[tahyuh r] /taɪər/ (Show IPA),
("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] /ɔr/
noun
1.
Sir John Boyd, Boyd Orr, Sir John.
2.
Robert Gordon ("Bobby") born 1948, Canadian ice-hockey player.
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  • However, bobby, sitting in the chair, takes the bullets and falls to the floor.
British Dictionary definitions for bobby

bobby

/ˈbɒbɪ/
noun (pl) -bies
1.
(informal) a British policeman
Word Origin
C19: from Bobby after Sir Robert Peel, who, as Home Secretary, set up the Metropolitan Police Force in 1828

Fischer

/ˈfɪʃər/
noun
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/
noun
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
verb
5.
to remove the hulls from (fruit or seeds)
6.
(transitive) to pierce the hull of (a vessel, tank, etc)
Derived Forms
huller, noun
hull-less, adjective
Word Origin
Old English hulu; related to Old High German helawa, Old English helan to hide

Hull1

/hʌl/
noun
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/
noun
1.
Cordell. 1871–1955, US statesman; secretary of state (1933–44). He helped to found the U.N.: Nobel peace prize 1945

Jones

/dʒəʊnz/
noun
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). 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)
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 and his collaborations in the recording studio with Michael Jackson
9.
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

Orr

/ɔː/
noun
1.
Robert Gordon, known as Bobby. born 1948, Canadian ice-hockey player
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Word Origin and History for bobby
n.

"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

n.

"seed covering," from Old English hulu "husk, pod," from Proto-Germanic *hulus "to cover" (cf. Old High German hulla, hulsa; German Hülle, Hülse, Dutch huls). Figurative use by 1831.

"body of a ship," 1550s, perhaps from hull (n.1) on fancied resemblance of ship keels to open peapods (cf. Latin carina "keel of a ship," originally "shell of a nut;" Greek phaselus "light passenger ship, yacht," literally "bean pod;" French coque "hull of a ship; shell of a walnut or egg"). Alternative etymology is from Middle English hoole "ship's keel" (mid-15c.), from the same source as hold (n.).

v.

"to remove the husk of," early 15c., from hull (n.1). Related: Hulled, which can mean both "having a particular kind of hull" and "stripped of the hull."

Jones

surname, literally "John's (child);" see John. Phrase keep up with the Joneses (1913, American English) 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. Related: Jonesing.

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bobby in Medicine

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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bobby in Science
hull
  (hŭl)   
  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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Slang definitions & phrases for bobby

jones

noun
  1. Heroin; horse, shit
  2. A drug habit: works at two jobs to keep up with the ''Jones''
  3. Any intense interest or absorption: The twenty-something elite definitely has a jones for Jones
verb

: She's jonesing for those diamond earrings

Related Terms

johnson, scag jones

[1960s+ Narcotics; origin unknown; perhaps an innocent code word used by addicts and dealers]


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Related Abbreviations for bobby

ORR

  1. Office of Refugee Relief
  2. Office of Refugee Resettlement
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