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Tal·bot

 (tôl′bət, tăl′-)
n.
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.]

talbot

(ˈtɔːlbət)
n
(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]

Talbot

(ˈtɔːlbət)
n
(Biography) (William Henry) Fox. 1800–77, British scientist, a pioneer of photography, who developed the calotype process
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Noun1.talbot - English inventor and pioneer in photography who published the first book illustrated with photographs (1800-1877)Talbot - English inventor and pioneer in photography who published the first book illustrated with photographs (1800-1877)
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The noble Youth informed us that his name was Lindsay--for particular reasons however I shall conceal it under that of Talbot.
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.
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TV weatherman Fred Talbot has been jailed for five years for indecently assaulting two schoolboys when he was a teacher.
TV weatherman and former Newcastle teacher Fred Talbot has been jailed for ve years for indecently assaulting two schoolboys.
NEATH PORT TALBOT COUNTY BOROUGH COUNCIL NOTICE UNDER SECTION 123(1) (2A) OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1972 LAND AT BAGLAN PARK, BAGLAN, PORT TALBOT Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council intends to sell an area of land at Baglan Park, Baglan, Port Talbot which said land currently forms part of an open space.
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.
Along the busy commercial road of Talbot Street there are clothes shops, food outlets and banks, but not one single pub.