- Willard Frank,1908–80, U.S. chemist: Nobel Prize 1960.
- a female given name, form of Elizabeth.
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Examples from the Web for libby
This week the Church of England named the Reverend Libby Lane as its first female bishop.First Anglican Woman Bishop A Return to Christian Roots
December 18, 2014
LePage owed his election in 2010 to a split opposition, as he won a tight three-way race over Cutler and Democrat Libby Mitchell.Republican Wave Carries Maine Governor Paul LePage to Victory
November 5, 2014
Libby Haan has been running Haan Projects since 2010 after spending 15 years working in fashion PR for the most exclusive brands.It's Who You Know: The Power Players of New York Fashion Week
September 3, 2014
Meanwhile, Libby is fired from her publishing job, even though she has done her work with exceptional diligence and passion.American Dreams, 1963: ‘The Group’ by Mary McCarthy
July 25, 2013
Refusing to give up her source, Miller spent 85 days in jail before she finally acknowledged finding out about Plame from Libby.AP, Valerie Plame, and the Long History of Government Press Interference
May 16, 2013
Had it not been for this provision, our life in Libby would have been intolerable.
He has but recently returned from the South, where, for a time, he was confined in Libby prison.
But Libby had another idea in her mind and curtly dismissed him.
We all know what that word means in connection with "Andersonville" and "Libby."Folly as It Flies
It was one of Libby's liners I was in, and you know what they are.
- Willard Frank. 1908–80, US chemist, who devised the technique of radiocarbon dating: Nobel prize for chemistry 1960
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