Dobie
biographical name J(ames) Frank 1888-1964 American folklorist

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Dobie — [dō′bē] J(ames) Frank 1888 1964; U.S. writer, esp. on the folklore of the Southwest …   English World dictionary

  • Dobie — This interesting surname, chiefly found in Scotland, derives from the medieval male given name Dobbe, itself a pet form of Robert, from the Old Germanic Hrodebert , a compound of hrod , renown, and berht , bright, famous. The name was initially… …   Surnames reference

  • dobie — noun see dobe * * * /doh bee/, n. 1. Chiefly Southwestern U.S. adobe. 2. a playing marble, esp. one made of clay. [1830 40, Amer.; aph. form] * * * dobie, doby varr. dobe …   Useful english dictionary

  • dobie — /doh bee/, n. 1. Chiefly Southwestern U.S. adobe. 2. a playing marble, esp. one made of clay. [1830 40, Amer.; aph. form] * * * …   Universalium

  • Dobie — /doh bee/, n. (James) Frank, 1888 1964, U.S. folklorist, educator, and author. * * * …   Universalium

  • 'dobie —    see adobe …   Vocabulario Vaquero

  • dobie — do·bie …   English syllables

  • Dobie — Do•bie [[t]ˈdoʊ bi[/t]] n. big (James) Frank, 1888–1964, U.S. folklorist, educator, and author …   From formal English to slang

  • dobie —    see dobbs …   A Dictionary of English folklore

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