Definitions

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  • proper n. A female given name, a variant of Lily or a pet form of Lillian

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Examples

  • My mother calls Lillie “my angel” because she crawled under my house the day after Christmas to help me find exactly which pipe was hemorrhaging water like Old Faithful.

    Muddy Waters

  • More than 10 years ago, I did the first of many residencies with 6th graders in a Miami school, a dismal jumble of iron and concrete with the flowery name Lillie C. Evans Elementary.

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  • A relationship of mist and mellow fruitfulness submit items, call Lillie-Beth Brinkman at 475-3290 or send e-mail to lbrinkman@opubco.com.

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  • Mohammed Nazir, better known as Lillie, is said to have transferred Al-Qaeda funds for use in the 2003 bombing of the J.W. Marriott hotel in Jakarta which killed 12 people.

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  • The two are Mohammed Nazir Lep, better known as Lillie, and Mohd Farik Amin, also known as Zubair.

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  • Zagorin's source did not name the prisoners, but it seems clear that the period he was referring to ( "2002 and possibly 2003") was when three particular "high-value detainees" -- Abu Zubaydah, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and Ramzi bin al-Shibh -- are reported to have been held on the island, and it seems entirely plausible, therefore, that after these three were transferred to another secret CIA facility in Poland, the prison was used not only to hold Hambali, but also to hold the two other "high-value detainees" captured with him -- Mohammed bin Lep (aka Lillie) and Mohd Farik bin Amin (aka Zubair).

    Andy Worthington: Secret "War on Terror" Prison on Diego Garcia Confirmed

  • Lillie Langtry and Oscar Wilde, as seen in 'Lillie':

    PICTURES OF LILLIE

  • Captain Steuer's "Lillie" passed us by and a sweet girl was seen.

    The Crew of the Whirlwind

  • Foster said to me: "I had a premonition that you were coming to-day. See!" and he pulled up his sleeve and there stood "Lillie," written in what appeared to be my handwriting in gore,

    The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912

  • Alley, who also has a 15-year-old daughter called Lillie with ex-husband Parker Stevenson, added: "I was married [when] I was just 19 years old and that didn't work.

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