• Austin Dobson
    Austin Dobson
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dobson large soft-bodied insect having long slender mandibles in the male; aquatic larvae often used as bait
    • n dobson large brown aquatic larva of the dobsonfly; used as fishing bait
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Dobson (Zoöl) The aquatic larva of a large neuropterous insect (Corydalus cornutus), used as bait in angling. See Hellgamite.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n dobson The larva of one of various species of neuropterous insects of the family Sialidæ, especially of the genus Corydalus (which see). Also called hellgrammite, clipper, and crawler.
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In literature:

We are not enamoured of it as it was but as it seems to Mr. Caldecott and Mr. Dobson and Miss Kate Greenaway.
"Views and Reviews Essays in appreciation" by William Ernest Henley
Dobson, have you heard aught about the Prince being in retreat?
"Out in the Forty-Five" by Emily Sarah Holt
He came to Philadelphia in 1792, engraved four plates for Thomson's "Seasons" for Thomas Dobson, and died in 1846.
"The Philadelphia Magazines and their Contributors 1741-1850" by Albert Smyth
I told Mr. Dobson that I wanted to begin to do for you both right away.
"The Wit and Humor of America, Volume VIII (of X)" by Various
WILLIAM DOBSON (1610-1646) has been mentioned in our account of Vandyck as a painter whom the great master befriended and recommended to Charles I.
"A History of Art for Beginners and Students: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture" by Clara Erskine Clement
With an Introduction and Notes by AUSTIN DOBSON, Hon.
"Lover or Friend" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
Dobson, Mrs. Henry, 812; 816; 823.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
This represents the nymph in its final underwater stage, just before emerging from the water as the Dobson Fly.
"How to Tie Flies" by E. C. Gregg
Even Dobson's use of "cue" and "queue" is, in the strictest sense, an error.
"Rhymes and Meters" by Horatio Winslow
"The Girls and I" by Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
Jack, thou must think that I am a wild cat, as John Dobson called me t'other day.
"Facing Death" by G. A. Henty
Dobson and Phelps, I, 268.
"Hazlitt on English Literature" by Jacob Zeitlin
A friend of ours employs "Zuleika Dobson" for the same purpose.
"The So-called Human Race" by Bert Leston Taylor
"Twentieth Century Inventions" by George Sutherland
Dobson, whose British Museum "Catalogue" is, however, now obsolete.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 2" by Various
All the Dobsons is that way.
"Side-stepping with Shorty" by Sewell Ford
What has farmer Dobson given?
"The Shepherd of Salisbury Plain and Other Tales" by Hannah More
He mentioned Squire Dobson, and that individual was called from the table.
"To Alaska for Gold" by Edward Stratemeyer
They were Arnold, Dobson, and Wilkinson.
"On the right of the British line" by Gilbert Nobbs
"Folk-lore of Shakespeare" by Thomas Firminger Thiselton-Dyer

In news:

NFC's Matt Dobson Commits to Georgia Southern.
Tonya Darlene Dobson and Gregory Scott Mundie were united in marriage at 11 am Nov 18 at Couples Sans Souci in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, by the Rev.
James Dobson may be leaving Focus on the Family in late February, but he's not going away.
Dobson , who founded Focus in 1977, announced on his Facebook page that in March he will launch a nonprofit Christian group and host a new radio show with his son, Ryan.
Jessica Dobson 's Connections Run Deep Heard Mentality: The best of the music and culture blog for the week of Sept 7-13.
Lots of folks are talking about Dr James Dobson 's decision to step down as board chairman of the influential evangelical organization Focus on the Family.
Focus on the Family's Dobson Resigns Post.
James Dobson , founder of Focus on the Family, speaks next to his wife Shirley Dobson , during a "Yes on 8" prayer event to ban gay marriage at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego Nov 1.
Ed Dobson 's walk with Jesus leads him to national stage.
Ed Dobson appeared on "Good Morning America".
Ed Dobson set out to live like Jesus for a year, he didn't plan on stirring up controversy.
Enjoy the vibrant Southwestern landscape and genuine hospitality at the Dobson Ranch Inn and Suites in Mesa Arizona.
James Dobson doesn't speak for me either.
I consider myself a liberal evangelical Christian, and I've said before that Focus on the Family founder James Dobson doesn't speak for me.
Huckabee Gets Dobson 's Backing.

In science:

In order to obtain an analytically solvable model, Dobson et al. [3, 11] consider the simplifying assumption that the load increments after a failure are the same for all remaining elements and independent of the failing load.
Stochastic Load-Redistribution Model for Cascading Failure Propagation
Henderson, R., Diggle, P. and Dobson, A. (2000).
Nonparametric inference procedure for percentiles of the random effects distribution in meta-analysis
Schaich and Dobson also obtain a peak in the response function at frequencies between ωp and ωp/√2 but they do not conclude whether the cause is a collective mode or is due to intersubband excitations.
Plasmons in simple-metal slabs: a semiclassical approach
Dobson, On groups of odd prime-power degree that contain a full cycle, Discrete.
The Permutation Groups and the Equivalence of Cyclic and Quasi-Cyclic Codes
The paper by Nelder and Wedderburn (1972) introduced the class of generalised linear models (GLMs) and showed that a large variety of non-normal data may be analysed by a simple general technique (see, for example, McCullagh and Nelder, 1989; Dobson and Barnett, 2008).
Local power of the LR, Wald, score and gradient tests in dispersion models
Gross, Dobson, and Petersilka , on the other hand, suppose that Eq.(31) holds and that fXC(r, t; r′ , t′ ) must be retarded and not symmetric in r, t and r′ , t′ .
N-representability and stationarity in time-dependent density functional theory
Production of HF in association with vector bosons and multiple-HF production (e.g., double J/ψ) are covered by the contributions at this conference of Bob Hirosky and Ellie Dobson, respectively.
Bottom Production, Spectroscopy and Lifetimes