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[preb-uh l]
  1. Edward,1761–1807, U.S. naval officer.
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  • He did not know desert hospitality, excepting what he had met at the Preble ranch.

    The Forbidden Trail

    Honor Willsie

  • If you follow it for twenty-five miles you reach Preble's mine.

    The Forbidden Trail

    Honor Willsie

  • They now looked to Preble to give them a little active service.

  • Engaged for two years, she and Mr. Preble had been, and the wedding day all set.

  • When the war was over, Preble no longer grew red in the face or swore.

    Pike & Cutlass

    George Gibbs