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Selby

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

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

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  • 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.

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

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Selby

/ˈsɛlbɪ/
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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