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Webb

 (wĕb), Karrie Born 1974.
Australian golfer who won the US Women's Open championship in 2000 and 2001.

Webb

, Sidney James First Baron Passfield. 1859-1947.
British sociologist and economist who was a founder of the London School of Economics (1895). He and his wife, Beatrice Potter Webb (1858-1943), were central members of the Fabian Society and together wrote The History of Trade Unionism (1894) and other books.

Webb

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1. (Biography) Sir Aston. 1849–1930, British architect. His work includes the Victoria and Albert Museum (1909), the Victoria Memorial (1911), and Admiralty Arch (1911)
2. (Biography) Mary (Gladys). 1881–1927, British novelist, remembered for her novels of rustic life, notably Precious Bane (1924)
3. (Biography) Sidney (James), Baron Passfield. 1859–1947, British economist, social historian, and Fabian socialist. He and his wife (Martha) Beatrice (née Potter), 1858–1943, British writer on social and economic problems, collaborated in The History of Trade Unionism (1894) and English Local Government (1906–29), helped found the London School of Economics (1895), and started the New Statesman (1913)
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Noun1.Webb - English writer and a central member of the Fabian Society (1858-1943)
2.Webb - English sociologist and economist and a central member of the Fabian Society (1859-1947)Webb - English sociologist and economist and a central member of the Fabian Society (1859-1947)
Fabian Society - an association of British socialists who advocate gradual reforms within the law leading to democratic socialism
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At the latter, however, lay General Webb, who commanded the armies of the king in the northern provinces, with a body of more than five thousand men.
All doubts as to the intention of Webb now vanished, and an hour or two of hurried footsteps and anxious faces succeeded.
While the common herd stood aloof, in deference to the quarters of Webb, the figure we have described stalked into the center of the domestics, freely expressing his censures or commendations on the merits of the horses, as by chance they displeased or satisfied his judgment.
No sooner were these females seated, than their attendant sprang lightly into the saddle of the war-horse, when the whole three bowed to Webb, who in courtesy, awaited their parting on the threshold of his cabin and turning their horses' heads, they proceeded at a slow amble, followed by their train, toward the northern entrance of the encampment.
Webb avowed that he, in the space of two hours, had worn out her pew more--the carpet, the cushions, and woodwork-- than she had by sitting in it forty years.
JWST or Webb will become NASA's and the world's most powerful and complex space telescope.
The Independent Insurance Agents of Texas (IIAT) has added Lisa Webb as director of IIAT Advantage Markets.
Unable to resist the sartorial temptation, Webb purchased much more than she anticipated and returned to Manila with a treasure trove of merchandise.
Linda Gwaltney and husband Bill of Benton; four grandchildren, Paul Young, Stephanie Evans and husband Derrick, John Gwaltney and wife Julie, and Kent Gwaltney; two great-grandchildren, Madison and Will Gwaltney; one brother, Ron Webb and wife Linda of McLeansboro; and several nieces and nephews.
Melissa Jones, prosecuting, told the court Webb approached Susan Devitt at a bus stop in Corporation Road, Grangetown, Cardiff , on October 10 last year.