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[toh-bin] /ˈtoʊ bɪn/
James, 1918–2002, U.S. economist: Nobel prize 1981. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Tobin, the little consumptive, sampled in this peculiar way, as did the hammer-handed Hansen of the every-ready scowl.

    Uncle Sam Detective William Atherton Du Puy
  • Tobin advertised in the papers, but nothing could be found of the colleen.

    The Four Million

    O. Henry
  • Tobin writes me that Thompson has made some lucrative discovery.

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

    The Four Million

    O. Henry
  • Tobin and his crew attacked the outlying logs and flung them into the current.

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