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Robey

noun
  1. Sir George, original name George Edward Wade, known as the prime minister of mirth . 1869–1954, British music-hall comedian, who also appeared in films
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  • Perhaps Mrs. Robey alone of them all knew how much they would miss him.

    Good Old Anna

    Marie Belloc Lowndes

  • Bishop Robey had had twin sons, who, unlike most twins, were very different.

    Good Old Anna

    Marie Belloc Lowndes

  • As you have done it, I'm glad you came to me instead of Mr. Robey.

    Left End Edwards

    Ralph Henry Barbour

  • Peters says Robey will be disbanding the third squad in a week or so, too.

    Left End Edwards

    Ralph Henry Barbour

  • What if he disappointed Andy and Coach Robey when the time came?

    Left End Edwards

    Ralph Henry Barbour