moby


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moby

(ˈməʊbɪ)
n, pl -bies
(Telecommunications) informal a mobile phone
References in classic literature ?
Captain Ahab, said Tashtego, that white whale must be the same that some call Moby Dick.
Aye, Starbuck; aye, my hearties all round; it was Moby Dick that dismasted me; Moby Dick that brought me to this dead stump I stand on now.
drink and swear, ye men that man the deathful whaleboat's bow -- Death to Moby Dick
When this interlude was over, Captain Mayhew began a dark story concerning Moby Dick; not, however, without frequent interruptions from Gabriel, whenever his name was mentioned, and the crazy sea that seemed leagued with him.
In 2010, Moby moved from New York to LA leaving behind the drink and drug excess that had been a feature of his life since childhood.
Raised by a single mother (his father died when he was two) Moby has no wish to be a parent.
Many songs offer a fragile and melancholy Moby whispering about human fragility over velvet swells of ambient, orchestral sounds punctuated by drum loops.
He said: "We have re-opened the Moby Grape Basement Club.
While they are not listening music in the same way that most of Moby's work is, these songs are imbued with their creator's distinct aesthetic, as if made from the components of dismantled Moby compositions.
Vice Media will operate indepen- dently from Moby Group and will be served by a team of up to 40 people.
Nat, who was raised by a black stepmother and whose business partner and best friend, Archy Stallings, is also black, winces to hear Moby doing so clumsily what he has devoted his life to doing well: "If you were a white guy living along the edge of blackness all your life," Chabon observes, "the worst thing was somebody around you trying to do the same.