Selby

[sel-bee]
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noun

Hubert, Jr.,1928–2004, U.S. novelist.

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  • Eighteen miles to the north was Selby, the next important station.

    The Pit Prop Syndicate

    Freeman Wills Crofts

  • "He may have missed the connection at Selby," Fox suggested.

    The Pit Prop Syndicate

    Freeman Wills Crofts

  • Major Selby, your uncle, ought to have known better than to allow you.

    Jill the Reckless

    P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse

  • He exchanged a glance with Selby and the man slipped quietly from the room.

    Jack O' Judgment

    Edgar Wallace

  • We should never have collected Pinto or Selby, or even the colonel, but for Jack.

    Jack O' Judgment

    Edgar Wallace


British Dictionary definitions for selby

Selby

noun

an inland port in N England, in North Yorkshire, on the River Ouse: centre for a coalfield since 1983: agricultural products. Pop: 15 807 (2001)
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