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[luhb-uh k] /ˈlʌb ək/
Sir John, 1st Baron Avebury, 1834–1913, English author, natural scientist, and statesman.
a city in NW Texas. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Darwin made a strong case for the monkeys, but Lubbock may yet make us out to be, as Irishmen say, 'The sons of our ants.'

    Animal Intelligence George J. Romanes
  • In the Myriopod, Pauropus, Lubbock was unable to find any traces of tracheæ.

    Our Common Insects Alpheus Spring Packard
  • Ruiz, watching the radarscope, saw Lubbock slide into focus miles below.

    Tight Squeeze Dean Charles Ing
  • But such abuses do not constitute promiscuity, as Lubbock maintains.

    The Sexual Question August Forel
  • Lubbock and Lymington will also represent Whig impartiality and patriotism if required.

    Lord Randolph Churchill Winston Spencer Churchill
  • Governor Lubbock and the state officers have fled to Mexico.

    All the Days of My Life: An Autobiography Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • Mr. Lubbock cleared his throat, fitted his fat finger-tips neatly together, and began to be sprightly.

    Happy House Betsey Riddle, Freifrau von Hutten zum Stolzenberg
  • The classification given by Lubbock applies to Europe, but is too general.

British Dictionary definitions for Lubbock


a city in NW Texas: cotton market. Pop: 206 481 (2003 est)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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