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Böhm

[bœm] /bœm/
noun
1.
Dominikus
[doh-mee-nee-koo s] /doʊˈmi niˌkʊs/ (Show IPA),
1880–1955, German architect.
2.
Jakob
[yah-kawp] /ˈyɑ kɔp/ (Show IPA),
Böhme, Jakob.
3.
Karl, 1894–1981, Austrian opera conductor.
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  • bohm had tried to wriggle out of every clause in his contract.

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  • We had asked the bohms to take their meals with us, but only Mrs. bohm came to our table.

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  • bohm held a mortgage on the place and it had passed into his possession.

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  • This claim was one over which Owen and bohm had been having a controversy for months.

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  • He scarcely allowed bohm to get out of his sight for one moment.

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  • We loaded bohm into the wagon and Steve took him over to the railroad.

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  • Mrs. bohm confided to me that James liked it that way because everything was so handy.

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  • One morning I happened to be in the kitchen when Mrs. bohm entered.

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  • Everybody knows bohm, and we'll all be knowing Cohn by next year.

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  • bohm, it seemed, did not often speak himself: possibly once a week.

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British Dictionary definitions for bohm

Böhm

/German bøːm/
noun
1.
Karl (karl). 1894–1981, Austrian orchestral conductor
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