Definition of Colby

1. Proper noun. (surname habitational from=Old English) ¹



2. Proper noun. (surnames male given name), transferred from the surname. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Colby

1. a mild cheese [n -BYS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Colby

col e1
col legno
cola
cola extract
cola nut
coladeira
coladeiras
colander
colanders
colas
colascione
colation
colatitude
colatitudes
colbertine
colby (current term)
colbys
colcannon
colcannons
colcemid
colchica
colchicine
colchicines
colchicum
colchicums
colchine
colcothar
colcothars
cold
cold-blooded

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. ..."

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