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Appleby

noun
  1. a town in NW England, in Cumbria: famous for its annual horse fair. Pop: 2862 (2001)
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Historical Examples

  • In the early summer of the year we hear of him in Appleby jail.

    The Works of Whittier, Volume VI (of VII)

    John Greenleaf Whittier

  • If you want to know some of the bigger girls, I suppose you'll have to ask Appleby.

  • "All I know about it is what Mr. Appleby told me," returned Dave.

    Dave Porter At Bear Camp

    Edward Stratemeyer

  • Where have you kept yourself since you ran away from Mr. Appleby's camp?

    Dave Porter At Bear Camp

    Edward Stratemeyer

  • "We are making a little trip around the lake," went on Mr. Appleby.

    Dave Porter At Bear Camp

    Edward Stratemeyer