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Origin of nabob
OTHER WORDS FROM nabobna·bob·er·y [ney-bob-uh-ree, ney-bob-uh-ree], /ˈneɪ bɒb ə ri, neɪˈbɒb ə ri/, na·bob·ism, nounna·bob·ish, na·bob·i·cal, adjectivena·bob·ish·ly, na·bob·i·cal·ly, adverbna·bob·ship, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for nabob
One nabob even seems to have commandeered the challenge to reignite an old grudge.
She had made up her mind that at the first sign of danger she would turn Nabob and make a dash back down the trail for safety.The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle|Laura Lee Hope
Yet a caveat is needed, for the intense interest we take in the characters of a novel like The Nabob scarcely suggests strolling.
Naturally an elaborate novel like The Nabob lends itself indefinitely to minute comment, but we must be sparing of it.
From time to time he would throw to the Nabob across the table a few words enigmatical for all.
Say one word, and I take you to see the Nabob, the great-hearted man who defrays the expense of our undertaking.