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  1. Officer (of the Order) of the British Empire.
  2. Order of the British Empire.
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  • In one rearing flow of motion, Obe launched out in a mighty reach.

    The Beginning

    Henry Hasse

  • Niobe (Ni′obe) was a daughter of Tantalus, and is the personification of grief.

  • The indignant goddess called upon Apollo and Diana to revenge the insult offered to their mother, and humble the haughty Ni´obe.

    The Student's Mythology</p>

    Catherine Ann White

  • Amphi´on married Ni´obe, and became the father of seven sons and as many daughters, who were all slain by Apollo and Diana.

    The Student's Mythology</p>

    Catherine Ann White

  • Obe stood directly astride the pointed shaft which Gral had left too far distant.

    The Beginning

    Henry Hasse


British Dictionary definitions for obe

OBE

abbreviation for
  1. Officer of the Order of the British Empire (a Brit title)
  2. out-of-body experience
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