2. Proper noun. (surnames male given name), transferred from the surname. ¹
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Definition of Colby
1. a mild cheese [n -BYS]
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Literary usage of Colby
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1. Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of Boston and by William Richard Cutter (1908)
"Leaving his Vermont home when he was a young man, Mr. colby went to Boston and for a ... For this daring piece of seamanship Mr. colby was presented with a ..."
2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1864)
"Mrs. colby was a sister of Sir James Fred. Palmer of Melbourne, a niece of Mary, ... Captain colby leaves two sons. The elder, Frederic Thomas, ..."
3. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1887)
"colby, Royal Engineers,' the first two volumes of the work containing accounts of the previous surveys reprinted from ' Philosophical Transactions. ..."