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robbin

(ˈrɒbɪn)
n
(Nautical Terms) nautical another word for roband
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'bout ten year ole dat 'uz good to me, en hadn't no mammy, po' thing, en I loved her en she loved me; en she come out whah I uz' workin' en she had a roasted tater, en tried to slip it to me-- robbin' herself, you see, 'ca'se she knowed de overseer didn't give me enough to eat--en he ketched her at it, en giver her a lick acrost de back wid his stick, which 'uz as thick as a broom handle, en she drop' screamin' on de groun', en squirmin' en wallerin' aroun' in de dust like a spider dat's got crippled.
"Now, Jim," said his master, "show us how old Elder Robbins leads the psalm." The boy drew his chubby face down to a formidable length, and commenced toning a psalm tune through his nose, with imperturbable gravity.
Robbin contrasts this model with the projection, or shadow, model.
Anyone who's wanted to take a plunge into motivational speaking superstar Tony Robbins' "life performance coaching" without surrendering a larger chunk of time or cash now has the option of watching "Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru," which condenses one of his trademark seminars down to two-hour form.
Headlines of newspapers shuttering their doors and cutting staff haven't deterred Neal Robbins from publishing his recently launched newspaper, the North State Journal (nsjonline.com).
"I join this Court's order because its effect is to grant Neal Hampton Robbins, applicant, the relief to which he has been due but has been denied for half a decade," a clearly frustrated Court of Criminal Appeals Judge Elsa Alcala wrote in an opinion on the court's order that a 2015 decision to rehear the case was "improvidently granted."
Tom Robbins has achieved legendary status among readers of a certain age for quirky gems, including Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1976), Still Life with Woodpecker (1980), Jitterbug Perfume (1984), and Villa Incognito (2003).
Commissioner Dan Robbins was selected to be vice president, and Commissioner Jim Jorgensen was picked for secretary.
Jerome Robbins: Something to Dance About (2009) Directed by Judy Kinberg Distributed by 13/WNET PBS www.pbs.org 113 minutes
28 December 2012 a[euro]" US industrial equipment manufacturer Robbins & Myers Inc (NYSE:RBN) said its stockholders had given the green light to its USD2.5bn (EUR1.9bn) takeover by domestic oil and gas drilling equipment maker National Oilwell Varco Inc (NYSE:NOV).
As I sat in my wooded backyard on an eerily warm day in March, reading Jim Robbins' Trees book, I felt an uncanny connection with the trees.
CLIVE Robbins, the Birmingham-born pioneer of music therapy as one half of the Nordoff Robbins partnership, has died aged 84.