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Ferber

[fur-ber] /ˈfɜr bər/
noun
1.
Edna, 1887–1968, U.S. novelist, short-story writer, and playwright.
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  • Ferber became purple and pounded his desk in consuming anger.

    The Galaxy Primes Edward Elmer Smith
  • Next, Ferber himself tried the tri-di; and finally, he came in person.

    The Galaxy Primes Edward Elmer Smith
  • Miss Ferber was born in Kalamazoo, but it hasn't made much difference to her.

    Americans All Various
  • No surprise was occasioned by the entry of General Schiebell into the house of Ferber.

    Historic Oddities Sabine Baring-Gould
  • Dr. Ferber came over and took the paper with the results from him.

    Wait for Weight Jack McKenty
  • With this book Miss Ferber, at twenty-four, found herself the author of one of the successful novels of the year.

    Americans All Various
  • Ferber's a filthy beast, of course; but even he knows you're one of the cleanest men that ever lived.

    The Galaxy Primes Edward Elmer Smith
  • The tri-di tank brightened up; Chancellor Ferber's image appeared.

    The Galaxy Primes Edward Elmer Smith
  • The conclusion of an article by Ferber in Nature of August 10, is worthy of note.

    Langley Memoir on Mechanical Flight, Parts I and II

    S. P. (Samuel Pierpont) Langley and Charles M. (Charles Matthews) Manly

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