Laban

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Laban Hungarian choreographer who developed Labanotation (1879-1958)
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Usage

In literature:

At night he is back to supper with tales of big game multitudinous as Laban's flocks, and a bag unaccountably empty.
"Schwartz: A History" by David Christie Murray
Now Rebekah had a brother named Laban; and Laban ran out to the man at the spring.
"The Children's Bible" by Henry A. Sherman
Rachel, Jacob, and Laban.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Salisbury" by Gleeson White
But when the cattle were feeble, he put them not in: so the feebler were Laban's, and the stronger Jacob's.
"The Physical Life of Woman:" by Dr. George H Napheys
Laban drove the team around the corner to a convenient hitching-place, and the women and children went up the walk to the church door.
"The Wizard's Daughter and Other Stories" by Margaret Collier Graham
The story, which is of Jacob, Esau and Laban, is told on two windows, with nine lights.
"Highways and Byways in Surrey" by Eric Parker
But run home now, honey chillens, or yo' mammy done think Daddy Laban stole you an' carried you plumb away.
"Boys and Girls Bookshelf (Vol 2 of 17)" by Various
We have spoken before of the teraphim of Laban, of the idols or pretended oracles of Micah and Gideon.
"The Phantom World" by Augustin Calmet
The two principal wives he had bought, as is well known, by serving Laban seven years for each.
"Woman under socialism" by August Bebel
Jacob found in Laban just such a man as himself.
"Sowing and Reaping" by Dwight Moody
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In poetry:

Shou'dst thou a pious servant chance to have,
God, for his sake, will all thy substance bless,
As he, in times of old, to Laban gave,
For Jacob's sake, unparallel'd success.
"Advice To Ev'ry Master Of A Family, To Govern His House In A Religious Manner" by Rees Prichard
The little parcel, which Patriarch bought,
Better than Joram's sin-stain'd kingdom throve,
And those few sheep which Jacob justly got,
Than all the flocks the guileful Laban drove.
"An Admonition To A Sick Person, To Make His Will In Time, And To Dispose Of His Effects In The Fear " by Rees Prichard

In news:

This weekend Craig Laban is dropping his thoughts on the revamped Le Bec Fin.
America Dreaming by Laban Carrick Hill.
Inquirer restaurant critic Craig LaBan 's popular recipe for cooking a turkey on your backyard grill and other Thanksgiving recipes are available at.
Craig LaBan 's chat: Storm losses, plus a quickie reader poll.
Craig LaBan , Inquirer Restaurant Critic.
Email Craig LaBan , follow Craig LaBan on Twitter.
Part 2 Craig LaBan 's Shore Dining Guide: Some old favorites deliver, while newer options disappoint.
Craig LaBan 's Shore Dining: Restaurants at the Revel.
Columnist Rick Nichols catalogs the fallout from recent unregistered beer raids - but holds out hope for a happy Beer Week - in today's Inquirer, while restaurant critic Craig LaBan talks beer in his weekly online chat.
Here is an excerpt from Craig LaBan's online chat.
Here is an excerpt from Craig LaBan's online chat: Craig LaBan: I'm curious to hear about your holiday table traditions.
Here is an excerpt from Craig LaBan's online chat from Nov 27, 2012.
BLACKBURN , Laban, 88, of Hopedale, formerly of Cadiz, died Friday.
He was born June 29, 1924 in Parlett, OH, a son of the late Laban and Lena Mills Blackburn .
BLACKBURN , Laban C. (the Pride and Joy man), 88, of Hopedale, formerly of Cadiz, died Friday, December 7, 2012, at Gables Care Center in Hopedale.
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In science:

Whittaker, S., Tucker, S., Swampillai, K., Laban , R.: Design and evaluation of systems to support interaction capture and retrieval.
U-Note: Capture the Class and Access it Everywhere
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