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Libby

[lib-ee] /ˈlɪb i/
noun
1.
Willard Frank, 1908–80, U.S. chemist: Nobel Prize 1960.
2.
a female given name, form of Elizabeth.
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  • It was Libby on the other side in another little white bed just like his.

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  • He has but recently returned from the South, where, for a time, he was confined in Libby prison.

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  • If she should, would he be in the condition of the poor, starved skeletons she had seen at Libby and Belle Isle?

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  • But now Libby looked up, as Will'm snatched back the punch and began clipping holes in the paper as fast as he could clip.

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Libby

/ˈlɪbɪ/
noun
1.
Willard Frank. 1908–80, US chemist, who devised the technique of radiocarbon dating: Nobel prize for chemistry 1960
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