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  • proper noun A diminutive of the female given name Isabel.


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  • "Tibbie," I order, "hold your tongue and drop an angel in the blasphemy box."

    Heralds of Empire Being the Story of One Ramsay Stanhope, Lieutenant to Pierre Radisson in the Northern Fur Trade 1903

  • Scott, and Christopher North, and De Quincey, and a long list of other great men, used to meet at the house kept by Mrs. Richardson, "Tibbie," who outlived all the noble company, and was buried at last in the same churchyard with the Ettrick Shepherd.

    The Heather-Moon 1889

  • "Tibbie," she said, as she entered the cottage, "I doobt there's gaun to be a terrible spate."

    Alec Forbes of Howglen George MacDonald 1864

  • "Tibbie," Hendry explained to me, "is a terrible vain tid, an 'doesna think the bill-stickin' genteel.

    A Window in Thrums 1898

  • Glendinning; and, seconded by the faithful Tibbie, she made such a sudden onslaught on the unlucky Euphuist, as must have terminated in something serious, had not the monk, aided by Mysie Happer, interposed to protect him from their fury.

    The Monastery 2008

  • Elspeth did not think it proper to notice these discontented expressions of Tibbie, but they sunk into her mind; for she was apt to consider her as a sort of authority in matters of war and policy, with which her former experience as bower-woman at Avenel Castle made her better acquainted than were the peaceful inhabitants of Halidome.

    The Monastery 2008

  • Glendinnings, and when her faithful attendant, Tibbie, had exhausted herself in useless attempts to compose and to comfort her.

    The Monastery 2008

  • They said the bridge across Tibbie would be completed last Saturday and they think that trains are running from West Point to Mobile now.

    Diary of Samuel A. Agnew : September 27, 1863-June 30, 1864, 1957

  • They were on their way to Tibbie to purchase corn for the destitute.

    Diary of Samuel A. Agnew : September 27, 1863-June 30, 1864, 1957

  • Forrest could not get in their front untill they got down near Tibbie.

    Diary of Samuel A. Agnew : September 27, 1863-June 30, 1864, 1957


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