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[dig-bee] /ˈdɪg bi/
Sir Kenelm, 1603–65, English writer, naval commander, and diplomat. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • “I should think so,” observed Digby, as they entered the schoolroom.

    Digby Heathcote W.H.G. Kingston
  • I know Mr Digby thought it a fanatical notion only fit for enthusiasts.

    Out in the Forty-Five Emily Sarah Holt
  • Digby,” exclaimed Trevannion, angrily, “this foolery is unbearable.

    Louis' School Days E. J. May
  • He has done more good at Brocklebank than Mr Digby did all the years he was there.

    Out in the Forty-Five Emily Sarah Holt
  • 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
  • This was “the most unkindest cut of all,” and Sir Digby felt it deeply.

    The Master of the Shell Talbot Baines Reed
  • Digby had a feeling that he loved such a scene dearly—perhaps he scarcely knew why it was.

    Digby Heathcote W.H.G. Kingston
  • Digby did not like this sort of talk; it offended him—besides, it frightened him.

    The Master of the Shell Talbot Baines Reed
  • Montagu and Digby exchanged many letters, and the latter had several interviews with Richelieu.

    Henrietta Maria Henrietta Haynes
  • I will make it myself, for my own boy,—for you are mine, Digby.

    That Boy Of Norcott's Charles James Lever

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