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Tobin

[toh-bin] /ˈtoʊ bɪn/
noun
1.
James, 1918–2002, U.S. economist: Nobel prize 1981.
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  • "I suppose you'd better have Tobin to see her," said he, coldly.

    Sir Brook Fossbrooke, Volume I. Charles James Lever
  • So I see,” said Conductor Tobin, “and you look very comfortable; but how does he like it?

    Cab and Caboose

    Kirk Munroe
  • Tobin advertised in the papers, but nothing could be found of the colleen.

    The Four Million

    O. Henry
  • But Tobin was a hardheaded man, and the sadness stuck in his skin.

    The Four Million

    O. Henry
  • "'Tis wonderful how she knows," says Tobin as we walk to the pier.

    The Four Million

    O. Henry

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