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Cobham

[kob-uh m] /ˈkɒb əm/
noun
1.
Sir John, Oldcastle, Sir John.
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  • The current belief was that his preferment was disgrace for connivance at communications between him and Cobham.

    Sir Walter Ralegh William Stebbing
  • The only drawback to the Cobham visits were the "dear, dear boys!"

  • To Lennox he remarked angrily that Cobham was more busy in it than he needed to be.

    Sir Walter Ralegh William Stebbing
  • The Major himself; but not for him, but for the other that's up at Cobham.

    Barrington Charles James Lever
  • Ralegh subsequently was accused of having on this occasion been offered money by Cobham to be a promoter of peace.

    Sir Walter Ralegh William Stebbing
  • To be sure he might come by the river; there's water enough now for the Cobham barge.

    Barrington Charles James Lever
  • Cobham, who may well have been Ralegh's intended second, happened to see and carry off the volume.

    Sir Walter Ralegh William Stebbing
  • In 1576 Cobham gave up the rooms, and More was seeking a tenant.

    Shakespearean Playhouses Joseph Quincy Adams
  • Another and newer prisoner Ralegh left, who was to stay till 1622, as notorious as Cobham, and yet more ignoble.

    Sir Walter Ralegh William Stebbing
British Dictionary definitions for Cobham

Cobham

/ˈkɒbəm/
noun
1.
Lord Cobham, title of Sir John Oldcastle See Oldcastle
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