Selby


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Selby

(ˈsɛlbɪ)
n
(Placename) an inland port in N England, in North Yorkshire, on the River Ouse: centre for a coalfield since 1983: agricultural products. Pop: 15 807 (2001)
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All the Selby property came to her, through her grandfather.
I could make out the Selby Smelter on the Contra Costa shore and the Mare Island lighthouse.
In the meantime a whisper had gone around from those that stood nearest that this was none other than the great David of Doncaster, the best wrestler in all the mid-country, who only last spring had cast stout Adam o' Lincoln in the ring at Selby, in Yorkshire, and now held the mid-country champion belt, Thus it happened that when young David came forth from the tent along with Sir Richard, the blood all washed from his face, and his soiled jerkin changed for a clean one, no sounds of anger were heard, but all pressed forward to see the young man, feeling proud that one of the great wrestlers of England should have entered the ring at Denby fair.
Ahead of their grudge match, O'Sullivan attempted to call Selby to build bridges.
STEPHEN SMITH is eager to put Lee Selby in his place.
ANDREW SELBY might have had his London 2012 participation rubber-stamped last week - but he insists his Olympic selection won't hit home until a spot of New Year abstention.
ENGLAND'S Mark Selby won the Saga British Masters final at the first attempt, beating compatriot Stephen Lee 10-3 to secure his first major title.
Mark Selby completed a memorable comeback to beat Ronnie O'Sullivan in last night's Welsh Open final.
Roy Selby, aged 41, of Elm Row, Stockton, near Southam, was told he must serve at least 15 months of his sentence after being found guilty at Coventry Crown Court of possessing more than one tonne of cannabis with intent to supply.
A compelling crash course in the life and work of a seminal American writer, "Hubert Selby Jr.
He's the most knowledgeable man in loading a Large, Medium-Speed, Roll-on/Roll-Off Ship in the country," said Selby.
Originally a Benedictine establishment founded in 1069, Selby Abbey is the only great monastic church surviving in England as a parish church.