One nabob even seems to have commandeered the challenge to reignite an old grudge.
Two or three days afterwards, they had access to the nabob, to whom they explained our desires, as before expressed.
nabob's calculation is short, but "as rich as a nabob" in error.
He declares, that, in a division between him and the nabob, "the strongest must decide."
His father, the brewer, died, and he became possessor of a nabob's fortune.
In the second place, the fashion of modern fiction has changed since the author of "A Hungarian nabob" began to write.
First of all, the nabob offered it to the heydukes one by one.
This prince being left without a mother, this woman was suffered to retain the guardianship of the nabob till his death.
And now the nabob lay down for another little snatch of slumber.
As he read these words on the front page of the Official Journal, on the morning of the 16th, the poor nabob felt dazed.
1610s, "deputy governor in Mogul Empire," Anglo-Indian, from Hindi nabab, from Arabic nuwwab, honorific plural of na'ib "viceroy, deputy," from base n-w-b "to take someone's place." Also used of Europeans who came home from India having made a fortune there, hence "very rich man" (1764).