- Edward,1761–1807, U.S. naval officer.
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Examples from the Web for preble
He did not know desert hospitality, excepting what he had met at the Preble ranch.
If you follow it for twenty-five miles you reach Preble's mine.
They now looked to Preble to give them a little active service.The Naval History of the United States
Willis J. Abbot.
Engaged for two years, she and Mr. Preble had been, and the wedding day all set.Torchy, Private Sec.
When the war was over, Preble no longer grew red in the face or swore.Pike & Cutlass