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Mosby

[mohz-bee] /ˈmoʊz bi/
noun
1.
John Singleton
[sing-guh l-tuh n] /ˈsɪŋ gəl tən/ (Show IPA),
1833–1916, Confederate cavalry colonel.
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  • The door opened softly from the hall and Mrs. Mosby appeared, shading a lamp with her hand.

    Stubble George Looms
  • At this inopportune moment Mosby made a charge which broke our column.

  • Mosby stopped again, and this time was very slow in re-starting.

    Take the Reason Prisoner John Joseph McGuire
  • Mosby will hear of this skirmish, and may send a superior force after us.

    The Lost Despatch Natalie Sumner Lincoln
  • At the same moment he turned round, and I recognized the great partisan, Colonel Mosby.

  • He told them that some of Mosby's men were just over on the road.

    Between the Lines Henry Bascom Smith
  • The instances given go to show how the sons of Mosby's Rangers still carry on in Loudoun.

    Legends of Loudoun Harrison Williams
  • Mrs. Mosby smiled a ghostly little smile and inclined her head.

    Stubble George Looms
  • Even before this regularization of status, Mosby's force was beginning to look like a regular outfit.

    Rebel Raider H. Beam Piper
  • Mrs. Mosby was speaking to her with a slight frown on her face.

    Stubble George Looms

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