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

  • abbr. linebacker

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  • n. The ISO 3166-1 two-letter (alpha-2) code for Lebanon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An abbreviation of Latin libra, pound, used as a symbol for pound in weight. Sometimes written lb.
  • n. In cricket, an abbreviation of leg before wicket. A batsman is out leg before wicket if with any part of his person he stops a ball which, in the opinion of the umpire at the bowler's wicket, has been pitched in a straight line from it to the striker's wicket and would have hit it.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. 16 ounces avoirdupois


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  • Andrea had given him the name LB, short for Little Bastard, after the monster had got into the bathroom and managed to hunt down and rip apart an expensive tube of shampoo.

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  • USA TODAY's defensive player of the year in LB Manti Te'o, has announced that he signed a letter of intent to play for Charlie Weis and the Fighting Irish.

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  • Given that it flows through the one LibDem ward in LB Greenwich, and three LibDem wards in LB Lewisham, it's a good LibDem river in its lower parts, though I'm afraid throughly Tory in the upper reaches (even the bit which re-enters LB Lewisham) # posted by mhuntbach: 09 January, 2009 09: 48

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  • I called LB and she told me later that she actually had to hold the phone away from her ear to listen to me.

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  • USATODAY. com - Titans picked a good year to be in LB market - Titans picked a good year to be in LB market

  • I wrote a bit about the last year, and this year upcoming, for the Minority Government, over on LB (in LB style, of course - had to have some fun with it).

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  • Normally the reads involve assigning gaps; knowing what techniques are favored by, or best suit particular D-lineman can help in judging the accuracy of the calls a LB might make.

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  • Arizona State loses a handful of standouts, such as DE Dexter Davis, LB Mike Nixon, RB Dimitri Nance, WR Chris McGaha, WR Kyle Williams and OT Shawn Lauvao, but does have defensive centerpieces in LB Vontaze Burfict and DT Lawrence Guy.

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  • Getting three Junior College All-Americans in LB Derel - Breaking down 11-20: Bulldogs don't rely on Jucos

  • Last night I practiced at LB, which is much more cerebral and I played well (had an INT in the scrimmage).

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