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graf

 (grăf)
n. Informal
A paragraph. Used primarily by journalists and news editors.

[Shortening and alteration of paragraph.]

Graf

(ɡræf)
n
(Biography) Steffi. born 1969, German tennis player: won 22 Grand Slam singles titles (1987–99), including seven at Wimbledon; won (1988) a unique 'golden slam' of each Grand Slam singles title and a gold medal in the women's singles at the Olympics

Graf

(ɡraːf)
n, pl Grafen (ˈɡraːfən)
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a German count: often used as a title
[German, from Old High German grāvo]
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Noun1.Graf - German tennis player who won seven women's singles titles at Wimbledon (born in 1969)
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Graf Bismarck--27-29, II, '74." Which means that Count Bismarck, son of the great statesman, was a prisoner two days in 1874.
To-morrow, Kurt had told him, the Prince's secretary, the Graf Von Winterfeld, would come to him and discuss his flying-machine, and then he would see the Prince.
The hochgeboren Graf von Winterfeld was also a light sleeper that night, but then he was one of these people who sleep little and play chess problems in their heads to while away the time--and that night he had a particularly difficult problem to solve.
When at last the Graf von Winterfold left Bert Smallways, he left him in an extremely deflated condition, with all his little story told.
But in between the time when the Graf von Winterfeld had talked to him and this alarming conference with the Prince, Bert had explored the Vaterland from end to end.
He took to going about with a spade in one hand and a revolver in the other, explaining that he felt safer that way, and we bore it quite patiently, as becomes civilised beings who respect each other's prejudices, until one day, when I mildly asked him to tie up a fallen creeper-- and after he bought the revolver my tones in addressing him were of the mildest, and I quite left off reading to him aloud-- he turned round, looked me straight in the face for the first time since he has been here, and said, "Do I look like Graf X- --(a great local celebrity), or like a monkey?" After which there was nothing for it but to get him into an asylum as expeditiously as possible.
Here the carriage and the family took to the shore, and Jos was not a little gratified to see his arrival announced in the Cologne newspapers as "Herr Graf Lord von Sedley nebst Begleitung aus London." He had his court dress with him; he had insisted that Dobbin should bring his regimental paraphernalia; he announced that it was his intention to be presented at some foreign courts, and pay his respects to the Sovereigns of the countries which he honoured with a visit.
Graf told Manila Bulletin in a phone interview that Malay LGU issued a work stoppage order and notice of violation against DOTr on December 1.
Marjorie Graf is the President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Graf & Sons Inc.
Graf brings over 15 years' experience in the hospitality industry, working across Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
Graf in January was found not guilty of sexual misconduct by a Cook County judge.
Graf also noted how previous fireworks show were done offshore and not on the beach.