Seated between two fellow reporters I ordered a Reuben sandwich and sipped from a tall glass of ice water.
The man who would come to be known as Roy Masters was born Reuben Obermeister in 1920s London.
“She was born into slavery,” Reuben said of her character, Elizabeth Keckley.
Sennacherib, who sat near Reuben in the music-gallery, nudged him with his elbow.
“He was very independent, was my brother Reuben, always,” said the squire.
Adèle, then, is sick; and upon that point alone in the Aunt's letter the thought of Reuben fastens.
Let us return to Number 23 and summon Reuben, who will possibly know where she has gone.
The next day Mrs. Whitney and Reuben moved, with all their belongings, to Lewes.
At the watercourses of Reuben There were great searchings of heart!
Now when it was too late, Ben saw his outbreak as a betrayal of Reuben, a betrayal of trust.
masc. proper name, Old Testament eldest son of Jacob and name of the tribe descended from him, from Greek Rouben, from Hebrew Reubhen, probably literally "Behold a son," from reu, imperative of ra'ah "he saw" + ben "a son." As a typical name of a farmer, rustic, or country bumpkin, from 1804. The reuben sandwich (1956) is "Not obviously connected" with the sense in rube [OED], possibly from Reuben's restaurant, a popular spot in New York's Lower East Side.