Dobbie

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Dobbie a dotard: a brownie: an attachment to a loom for weaving small figures.
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Usage

In literature:

Dobbie, Mary, 24 Patterson Street, Sandringham, Auckland.
"Report of the Special Committee on Moral Delinquency in Children and Adolescents" by Oswald Chettle Mazengarb et al.
I never told Mr. Dobbie the details of my dream, or vision.
"The Stowmarket Mystery" by Louis Tracy
But I'm doitered, And doting like a dobby.
"Krindlesyke" by Wilfrid Wilson Gibson
We had not well got out of the town, when Tammie Dobbie louped up on the fore-tram.
"The Life of Mansie Wauch Tailor in Dalkeith, written by himself" by David Macbeth Moir
We had not well got out of the town, when Tammie Dobbie louped up on the fore-tram.
"The Life of Mansie Wauch tailor in Dalkeith" by D. M. Moir
Dobby Head motion to lift harnesses.
"Textiles" by William H. Dooley
Dobbie, the engineer, succeeded well in backing into the clear.
"Where Strongest Tide Winds Blew" by Robert McReynolds
Ought to have seen Gran when he staggered in here an hour ago, Dobby.
"A Little Book of Christmas" by John Kendrick Bangs
Falling in love iz like falling into mollassiss, sweet but dreadful dobby.
"The Complete Works of Josh Billings" by Henry W. Shaw
Captain Dobby was a general favorite.
"The Stronghold" by Miriam Haynie
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In news:

Dobby, my basset mix, bolts out the front door the moment it opens.
Secret to Cook du Jour Jennifer Dobbie 's ultimate pizza is fresh ingredients.
Jennifer Dobbie of Ventura presents her ultimate veggie pizza with summer squash, kale, tomatoes, onions and garlic all locally organically grown from her Community Supported Agriculture box.
Yvette Dobbie Reflects On Her Late Sister Caresse Henry.
Yvette Dobbie Reflects On Her Late Sister Caresse Henry Caresse Henry with one of Madonna's dogs.
A lifelong Washingtonian, "Dobbie" was a respected community businessman who spent 46 years at Giant/Landover.
Kmart Cannon Down Alternative 260TC Dobby Stripe Comforter.
I'm Amy Moore and this me with Jake, my English Mastiff rescue, Dobby , my bullmastiff rescue from Big Dogs Huge Paws and Jaxsen, my 14 year old Sharpei/Shep mix enjoying the Texas weather and bluebonnets.
Dobby the Dog - the Almost Home Humane Society's Pet of the Week.
Say hello to Dobbie, an adult Miniature Doberman Pinscher .
Dobbie is a small dog, but one with an alpha personality.
TARZAN, CA — Ron Kneitel, former president of Chris Stone & Associates, has formed Fabreka, a decorative fabric company based here that will produce dobbies, primarily chenille and rayon, as well as a range of plains.
At the New York Market — Urbane has enhanced its bath ensemble category with light-, medium- and heavy-weight solid color towels that are available in three dobby borders.
Dobby Dobson , a Lower Makefield Republican who announced he will be seeking the party's nomination for township supervisor in May.
Along the way, Dobbie found other strays and even caught a guy shooting prairie dogs .
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In science:

We have acquired optical spectra (3200-6000 ˚A) of the four remaining candidate white dwarf members of Praesepe from Dobbie et al. (2004), using the William Herschel Telescope and the ISIS spectrograph.
New Praesepe white dwarfs and the initial mass-final mass relation
Details of the four new confirmed white dwarf candidate clust er members (top) and the two white dwarfs members identified by Dobbie et al. (2 004; bottom) for which we have obtained improved spectroscopic data.
New Praesepe white dwarfs and the initial mass-final mass relation
As discussed in Dobbie et al. (2004), comparison between the models and the data is undertaken using the spectral fitting prog ram XSPEC (Shafer et al. 1991).
New Praesepe white dwarfs and the initial mass-final mass relation
All objects listed in Table 1 of Dobbie et al. (2004; open circles) and the five ’original’ white dwarf c luster members (open stars) are also overplotted.
New Praesepe white dwarfs and the initial mass-final mass relation
Only 2 objects in total have been flagged as candidate white dwarf members of Praesepe according to the selection criteria we applied in Dobbie et al. (2004).
New Praesepe white dwarfs and the initial mass-final mass relation
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