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Digby

[dig-bee] /ˈdɪg bi/
noun
1.
Sir Kenelm, 1603–65, English writer, naval commander, and diplomat.
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  • “I should think so,” observed Digby, as they entered the schoolroom.

    Digby Heathcote W.H.G. Kingston
  • I will make it myself, for my own boy,—for you are mine, Digby.

    That Boy Of Norcott's Charles James Lever
  • Digby,” exclaimed Trevannion, angrily, “this foolery is unbearable.

    Louis' School Days E. J. May
  • Glad to see you, Digby, my boy; hope I have not starved you out waiting for me?

    That Boy Of Norcott's Charles James Lever
  • On reaching home, Mr Nugent got out his microscope, and exhibited to Digby the wonders of the creatures they had caught.

    Digby Heathcote W.H.G. Kingston
  • Don't flush up, Digby; I 'm not going to say one word that could hurt you.

    That Boy Of Norcott's Charles James Lever
  • Digby had a feeling that he loved such a scene dearly—perhaps he scarcely knew why it was.

    Digby Heathcote W.H.G. Kingston
  • Sherborne is now in the possession of Digby, earl of Bristol.

  • Montagu and Digby exchanged many letters, and the latter had several interviews with Richelieu.

    Henrietta Maria Henrietta Haynes
  • I know Mr Digby thought it a fanatical notion only fit for enthusiasts.

    Out in the Forty-Five Emily Sarah Holt

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