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 (tôl′bət, tăl′-)
A large white or light-colored hound having long hanging ears and large flews, formerly used in England for tracking and hunting.

[Middle English, personal name, from Old French.]


(Breeds) (formerly) an ancient breed of large hound, usually white or light-coloured, having pendulous ears and strong powers of scent
[C16: supposed to have been brought to England by the Talbot family]


(Biography) (William Henry) Fox. 1800–77, British scientist, a pioneer of photography, who developed the calotype process
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Three of them ran something like the following, but I do not pretend to quote: -- Sacred To the Memory of John Talbot, Who, at the age of eighteen, was lost overboard, Near the Isle of Desolation, off Patagonia, November 1st,
Frederick Douglass was born in slavery as Fred- erick Augustus Washington Bailey near Easton in Talbot County, Maryland.
The noble Youth informed us that his name was Lindsay--for particular reasons however I shall conceal it under that of Talbot.
There is nothing in the world so respectable as a good Shrewsbury and Talbot.
Sixty or seventy of them, large and small, smooth and shaggy--deer-hound, boar-hound, blood-hound, wolf-hound, mastiff, alaun, talbot, lurcher, terrier, spaniel--snapping, yelling and whining, with score of lolling tongues and waving tails, came surging down the narrow lane which leads from the Twynham kennels to the bank of Avon.
I found a name unfamiliar to me--but one that holds meaning for countless alcoholics around the world: Matt Talbot.
For a revealing and candid look at the chances of competing with Wal-Mart and the other global powerhouses in retail, and an insider's look at Japan's retail industry in general, we spoke to JDA Software Japan president, Rod Talbot.
LANCASTER - After more than 30 years of picking up arrowheads, stone tools and other Indian artifacts as a county surveyor, Lyle Talbot is donating his collection to the Lancaster Museum/Art Gallery.
But Talbot did not want to take a bath with a mouse.
Pope & Talbot, a publicly held corporation, owned properties in the state of Washington.
311 is measured by valuing the underlying assets (rather than the partnership interests) on the date of the distribution (Pope & Talbot, Inc.