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[stuhbz] /stʌbz/
William, 1825–1901, English historian and bishop. Unabridged
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  • The keyways are semicircular, the key being composed of a piece of No. 25 Stubbs steel wire.

  • It is Stubbs—historian Bishop—with witty saying falling from his lips.

    Oxford Frederick Douglas How
  • Stubbs will be with me, and I feel strong enough to take command for the few hours you are away.

    Draw Swords! George Manville Fenn
  • "Mr. Stubbs's brother," and Toby motioned to the door of the cage.

  • Colonel Stubbs was good and true; but so also very probably was Tom Tringle.

    Ayala's Angel Anthony Trollope
  • Mr. Stubbs's brother has got loose, an' he's tearin' 'round on the tent!

  • She confessed the fact, and declared she had been employed to do it by one Stubbs, a Papist, who had promised her five pounds.

  • There was no disposition on the part of Mr. Stubbs's brother to run away again.

  • Mr. Stubbs's brother demanded his master's attention about this time, owing to his attempts to make friends with the calf.

British Dictionary definitions for Stubbs


George. 1724–1806, English painter, noted esp for his pictures of horses
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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