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Ironically, in this dispute, the atheist Hoyle was on the side of the pope in seeing a linkage between the Big Bang and God.Evangelicals Still Don’t Know What to Do With the Big Bang|Karl W. Giberson|March 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hoyle is at work on a new book about counterinsurgency and the U.S. military.
But after dinner, David did not send Hoyle off to play the hour with Dorothy.
You raised the tariff and I stood for it and it is up to you to make good some of your threats to play ball according to Hoyle.The Fiction Factory|John Milton Edwards
Bill and I will need it this afternoon, and even if things go according to Hoyle, well be powerful busy.Dorothy Dixon and the Double Cousin|Dorothy Wayne
The doctor had made an aquarium for Hoyle, using a great glass jar which he obtained from a druggist in Farington.
After a short sleep and hurried breakfast, Hoyle took me to a point whence we looked down on a long reach of the river.Border and Bastille|George A. Lawrence
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Word Origin for Hoyle
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Word Origin and History for hoyle
cited as a typical authority on card or board games, in reference to Edmond Hoyle (1672-1769), author of several works on card-playing. The surname, according to Bardsley, represents a Northern English dialectal pronunciation of hole. "In Yorks and Lancashire hole is still dialectically hoyle. Any one who lived in a round hollow or pit would be Thomas or Ralph in the Hoyle." ["Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames," London, 1901]
Idioms and Phrases with hoyle
see according to Hoyle.