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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Anatinae — diving ducks.


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  • No sooner were they fairly gone than Howel set to work to pay and arrange; this done, he called Netta to look at their wedding cards.

    Gladys, the Reaper

  • Annette - who goes by "Netta" - comes from a famous Tucson boxing family.


  • 'Owen, go and call Netta,' said Mr Prothero, seating himself before some smoking rashers of bacon; 'she's always late, I'll say that for her.'

    Gladys, the Reaper

  • She rushed into the gymnasium, and calling Netta aside, showed her the fatal document.

    The Youngest Girl in the Fifth A School Story

  • Thickening the brew, Ross is obsessed with an old girlfriend called Netta - a name borrowed, along with Eddie Carstairs, from Patrick Hamilton's novel

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  • Henrietta Franklin, known as Netta, was the eldest of ten children of Samuel Montagu (1832 – 1911) and Ellen Cohen Montagu (1843 – 1919), and a sister of Lily Montagu, founder of England’s first Liberal Jewish movement at the turn of the twentieth century.

    Henrietta Franklin.

  • "Netta," exclaimed Mrs Roby, with a look of surprise, "there's no butter!

    Rivers of Ice

  • "Netta," said he, "do you know who is the father of that Signora

    Barchester Towers

  • The paper builds on earlier research by Ryan, Netta Weinstein, a psychologist at the University of Hamburg, Germany, and others showing that people are more caring and generous when exposed to nature.

    Spending Time Outside in Nature Makes People Feel More Alive | Impact Lab

  • In a series of studies, Netta Weinstein, Andrew Przybylski, and Richard Ryan, University of Rochester, show that ...

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