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Selby

[sel-bee]
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noun
  1. Hubert, Jr.,1928–2004, U.S. novelist.
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  • Eighteen miles to the north was Selby, the next important station.

    The Pit Prop Syndicate

    Freeman Wills Crofts

  • "He may have missed the connection at Selby," Fox suggested.

    The Pit Prop Syndicate

    Freeman Wills Crofts

  • Major Selby, your uncle, ought to have known better than to allow you.

    Jill the Reckless

    P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse

  • He exchanged a glance with Selby and the man slipped quietly from the room.

    Jack O' Judgment

    Edgar Wallace

  • We should never have collected Pinto or Selby, or even the colonel, but for Jack.

    Jack O' Judgment

    Edgar Wallace


British Dictionary definitions for selby

Selby

noun
  1. an inland port in N England, in North Yorkshire, on the River Ouse: centre for a coalfield since 1983: agricultural products. Pop: 15 807 (2001)
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