Definitions

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  • proper n. A German family surname, a modern form of the surname "Gogreve".

Etymologies

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The name originates from German, Lower-Saxony. Until now, the oldest document with the name Gogreve comes out of the year 1172: Luithewicus and his brother, priest Thomas, in Medebach. The name derives from the title Gaugraf magistrate.

Examples

  • Spokeswoman Katrin Hogrebe told German news portal Netzeitung: "We would not cast judgment if we were talking about a group of people translating together in their kitchen."

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  • Anthony Hogrebe, a spokesman for Council Speaker Christine Quinn, said she "continues to oppose term limits, and supports the current cap of three terms."

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  • When I got up this morning, it already was 80 degrees, said Pat Hogrebe, who works at the kitchen.

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  • The answer lies with Paul Bauer, 51, an inventor and electrical engineer who lives across a narrow cove from Cole and Hogrebe.

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  • I’d like to thank my fabulous agents, Christina Hogrebe and Annelise Robey, for their passion and savvy, and Christina for the perfect title.

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