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Corby

[kawr-bee] /ˈkɔr bi/
noun
1.
a town in NE Northamptonshire, in S England.
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  • The caw of the house-crow is replaced by the deeper note of the Corby.

  • Then one of the babblers made a lunge at the Corby, which caused it to take to its wings.

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  • This little girl is daughter to Captain Corby, in command of the troops.

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    Henry Kingsley
  • You see, my dear Miss Corby, that my prophecy to you on the terrace at Ravenshoe is falsified.

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    Henry Kingsley
  • And stay; say that, if any one calls for Miss Corby, he is to be shown into the drawing-room at once.

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    Henry Kingsley
  • Mr. Corby, though a selfish, was not an unkind man, by any means.

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    Henry Kingsley
  • At Corby also Mr. Bacon had some engagements of a similar nature.

  • Charlie as he said this put the spurs to Corby, and rode full speed against the pursuer.

  • Corby an' me's twa auld friends, an' we hae a great deal to lippen to ane another.

British Dictionary definitions for Corby

Corby

/ˈkɔːbɪ/
noun
1.
a town in central England, in N Northamptonshire: designated a new town in 1950. Pop: 49 222 (2001)
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