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Wilbur

[wil-ber] /ˈwɪl bər/
noun
1.
Richard, born 1921, U.S. poet: U.S. poet laureate 1987–88.
2.
Also, Wilber. a male given name: from an Old English word meaning “wild boar.”.
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  • Wilbur caught his breath as the two stood there facing each other, so sharp was the contrast.

  • "If it's Wilbur Poole, we'll make him a prisoner and bring him with us," announced Dave.

    Dave Porter At Bear Camp Edward Stratemeyer
  • In admiring Wilbur she was admiring everything of knowing everything and not neglecting anything.

  • "Wilbur, this man is not responsible for our misfortune," said Marcus.

    Mezzerow Loves Company Floyd L. Wallace
  • It was trouble that affected Wilbur Poole, if you'll remember.

    Dave Porter At Bear Camp Edward Stratemeyer
  • He was jammed against Wilbur and couldn't get his hand in his pocket.

    Mezzerow Loves Company Floyd L. Wallace
  • She was thinking, while she listened to Wilbur's rhapsodies.

    The Butterfly House Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • Wilbur was falling, too, and they collided on the downward arc.

    Mezzerow Loves Company Floyd L. Wallace

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