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  • proper n. A diminutive of the male given name Elbert.

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Examples

  • Elbie came by once or twice for a chat and eventually dragged him away.

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  • While the tortures that Mum and Dad inflict on Lena would be enough, the manipulative nature of Birdy and the forlorn attitude of Elbie contribute to her suffering.

    Mum & Dad (2009)

  • Mum cooks up breakfast, Dad reads his morning paper, Birdy chit-chats and Elbie cleans up bloody body parts.

    Mum & Dad (2009)

  • Besides Mum and Dad, the characters of mean-spirited Birdy and remorseful Elbie are equally effective.

    Mum & Dad (2009)

  • Even though Birdy and Elbie went through the same ordeal as Lena, they offer her no help and no support.

    Mum & Dad (2009)

  • She works as a janitor at the airport, where she meets Birdy (Ainsley Howard), a chatty girl who invites her out with her introverted brother, Elbie (Toby Alexander), for drinks after their shift.

    Mum & Dad (2009)

  • Lena declines, but when she misses her bus she is forced to follow Birdy and Elbie to their home.

    Mum & Dad (2009)

  • Pirates first baseman Elbie Fletcher told this story about Paul Waner:

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  • The Venter family, including wife Elbie, daughter Nicole, 14, and a friend, had earlier felt the earthquake.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The matter was delayed because no presidential permission for his extradition to Libya had been obtained, prosecutor Elbie

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