gaby


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gaby

(ˈɡeɪbɪ)
n, pl -bies
archaic or dialect a simpleton
[C18: of unknown origin]
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Behind his back she not infrequently referred to him as a 'gaby'; sometimes even as that 'guffin'.
Surely Aglaya hasn't fallen in love with such a gaby! What an idea!
His wrath, then, was proportionately violent when he was aware of two boys, who stopped close by him, and one of whom, a fat gaby of a fellow, pointed at him and called him "Young mammy-sick!" Whereupon Tom arose, and giving vent thus to his grief and shame and rage, smote his derider on the nose; and made it bleed; which sent that young worthy howling to the usher, who reported Tom for violent and unprovoked assault and battery.
She is still whimpering after that gaby of a husband--dead (and served right!) these fifteen years.
Shawn Ripley has taken the role of Consulting Chief Science Officer for GABY. Following Ms.
The winning logos depict an eagle, by Helena Davey and a coat of arms, by Gaby Herrera-Diaz.
In fact, a kind of unease underscores much of the all-too-familiar "Firestorm," in which a racist incident Patrick participated in decades earlier threatens to derail his and Gaby's public and private lives.
Speaking about ITV's Good Morning Britain, of which Gaby is a fan, she continues: "Piers [Morgan] and Susanna [Reid] have shaken up breakfast television in a different way to the Big Breakfast - it's obviously very Marmite for people." Sadly for Big Breakfast fans, who stop the star in the street begging for the C4 show to come back, Gaby rules out a return to the format but volunteers to front something similar.
Gaby bested hundreds of applicants as she underwent a rigorous screening process before being included in the list of Top 40 featured artists.
"People feel they know me because I've been a presenter on radio and TV for 32 years and in their lives for so long," explains Gaby, who looks a decade younger than her 54 years.