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Gimbel

[gim-buh l] /ˈgɪm bəl/
noun
1.
Jacob, 1850–1922, U.S. retail merchant.
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  • In a moment Gimbel was back, engaging them in eager conclave.

    Stover at Yale Owen Johnson
  • Gimbel's a good sort, clever and all that; but look here—you're not decided, are you?

    Stover at Yale Owen Johnson
  • "We were greatly worried about you," said Gimbel directly, and with a sudden important seriousness.

    Stover at Yale Owen Johnson
  • Gimbel'll get what he wants, then he'll quiet down and hope to make a senior society.

    Stover at Yale Owen Johnson
  • He remembered that Hunter had mentioned it, and for a moment he was inclined to put the question direct to Gimbel.

    Stover at Yale Owen Johnson
  • Gimbel, how much of this is real opposition and how much is worked up by you and others?

    Stover at Yale Owen Johnson
  • Gimbel, a little puzzled at this first visit, came forward cordially.

    Stover at Yale Owen Johnson
  • "Look here, Gimbel," said Stover, yielding to a sudden appreciation of the other's openness.

    Stover at Yale Owen Johnson
  • In pursuance of this idea, he suddenly set out to find Gimbel and provoke a frank discussion.

    Stover at Yale Owen Johnson
  • All he knows is that we're holding our sale three days ahead of Macy & Gimbel's.

    Null-ABC Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire

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