Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Bly, Nellie See Elizabeth Cochrane Seaman.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A termination of adverbs. See the etymology of -ble.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • That report placed much of the responsibility for the accident on contractors, which will undoubtedly leave critics asking whether Bly is the right man for the job.

    Rating BP's management shakeup

  • Robert Bly is a crank, Dana Gioia a conservative shil, and I'm not sure what Gary Snyder, Wendell Berry, or Charles Simic have ever said that has reached anyone other than their devoted readers who already agree with them.

    Saying Something

  • To the new “Captain Bly” on the new ship of fools.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • The U.S. warrant accuses Aswat of conspiring with others between October 1999 and April 2000 to set up a camp in Bly, Ore., aimed at training and equipping individuals to "fight jihad in Afghanistan," police said in a statement.

    08/07/2005

  • CB Dre 'Bly is expected to play, which would provide a big lift against the Packers' three-receiver formations.

    USATODAY.com - Week 6 previews

  • The writer of the story, Laura Bly, is a Veniceblog reader.

    Lontano: A Venetian Theory of Relativity

  • And we're particularly interested in him because there is at least the allegation that he might have been involved in plotting to set up a terrorist training camp here in the United States, in a very remote place called Bly, Oregon.

    CNN Transcript Jul 31, 2005

  • During Tranströmer's first American tour, back in 1972, the two men read together -- Tranströmer in Swedish, Bly reading English translations -- at Gustavus Adolphus College.

    StarTribune.com rss feed

  • The committee said that BP's internal investigation of the accident, called the Bly report after its main author Mark Bly, arrived at "controversial" conclusions about the Macondo well design and should only be considered along with other reports and investigations.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • Bartlit said yesterday the panel agrees with "about 90 percent" of the findings in BP's so-called Bly report, the investigative document compiled by a team led by BP's safety chief

    BP May Pay Billions for `Missed Signals' That Led to Worst U.S. Oil Spill - Bloomberg

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