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

  • Cabell, James Branch 1879-1958. American writer best known for a series of satirical novels, including Jurgen (1919), set in a fictitious medieval French province called Poictesme.

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  • n. United States writer of satirical novels (1879-1958)


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  • There office in Cabell County shut down due to this gunfire.


  • I’m a UVA student who had an exam this morning in Cabell Hall.

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  • A police officer at the scene would only say that students that were to have exams in Cabell today should expect that they’re not going to happen; he would not confirm or deny that the cause of the shut-down was a bomb threat.

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  • Anyone who wants to make a donation should call the Cabell-Wayne Animal Shelter at

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  • Deputy CIA director General Charles Cabell reported that the Israelis felt like “sitting ducks” and were demanding action.

    Eisenhower 1956

  • The next day, at a National Security Council meeting, General Charles Cabell, the deputy CIA director, reported on “the sharp increase in Arab-Israeli tension” and treated Israeli raids into neighboring states as an expression of the Israeli policy of “prompt reprisal.”

    Eisenhower 1956

  • The deputy CIA director, General Charles Cabell, chaired the watch committee, which was composed of senior intelligence representatives from the State Department, the three branches of the armed services, the CIA, the Atomic Energy Commission, and the FBI.

    Eisenhower 1956

  • "We will not arrive at a grand conclusion by the end of the day," Sullivan said in her opening remarks at Old Cabell Hall.

    U-Va. slaying prompts campus safety talks

  • Cabell County, W.Va., schools brought chocolate milk back at the recommendation of state officials, and Fairfax County, Va., did the same after its dairy provider came up with a version sweetened with beet sugar rather than high-fructose corn syrup.

    Schools may ban chocolate milk over added sugar

  • By March 1931, when he made the first of his many recordings of "Minnie," Cab (short for Cabell) Calloway had left his home in Baltimore and set himself up as a singer, dancer and bandleader in Harlem, where he greatly enjoyed the high life.

    Review of "Hi-De-Ho," Alyn Shipton's biography of Cab Calloway


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