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Trimble

[trim-buh l] /ˈtrɪm bəl/
noun
1.
David, born 1944, Northern Ireland politician: Nobel prize 1998.
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  • You an' Miss Trimble have happened on a kind of poor day, you know.

    Strangers and Wayfarers Sarah Orne Jewett
  • "As well as I ever expect to be," answered Mrs. Trimble, sadly.

    Chester Rand Horatio Alger, Jr
  • "An ancient custom of buccaneers and pirates," put in old Trimble Rogers, with an air of grave authority.

    Blackbeard: Buccaneer Ralph D. Paine
  • Mrs. Trimble looked at the man before her, and was mildly surprised.

    Chester Rand Horatio Alger, Jr
  • You don't suppose, Mis' Trimble—I ain't seen the girls out to meetin' all winter.

    Strangers and Wayfarers Sarah Orne Jewett
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Trimble

/ˈtrɪmbəl/
noun
1.
(William) David. Baron. born 1944, Northern Irish politician; leader of the Ulster Unionist party (1995–2005), First Minister of Northern Ireland (1998–2002); Nobel peace prize jointly with John Hume in 1998
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