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ginger knob

vulgar derogatory A person, typically a man, with naturally red hair. Primarily heard in UK, Ireland.
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necker's knob

dated A rounded knob mounted to the steering wheel of an automobile so that it may be steered with one hand. So called because the driver (typically male) is able to place his arm around his girlfriend or wife. My grandfather gave me his old Cadillac, which still had the necker's knob on the wheel from when he first started courting my grandmother.
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Homes at Nob Hill seamlessly blend with natural surroundings.
NOB Cheltenham course form is a big factor and Arctic Fire ran easily his best race when getting to within a length and a half of Faugheen in the Champion last season.
Thus, the Tabernacle of Nob had the same architectural design--and materials--as the original Tabernacle of the wilderness.
The NOb non-diabetics and NOb diabetics were significantly different in FG TC and TG levels.
146 isolates derived from rubber and oil palm plantations were isolated, consisted of 74 AOB and 72 NOB.
163/2 There was nothing silly in it, like the nob in cribbage.
While no decision has yet been made, Marco Demmink, company secretary to the NOB Holding board of directors, tells Variety if that plan is carried out, "our job here will be finished" and NOB will shutter.
Regardless, everybody eats at the Hob Nob, and I mean everyone.
To a degree, Nob Hill's action may be a pre-emptive strike against bills in the state legislature designed to prevent the misuse of computer-based technology.
Where: Alameda Nob Hill, Corner of Broadway & Blanding
But Tagaytay Highlands' Nob Hill is about to update your lifestyle vocabulary.
NOB Sentiment doesn't come into it for handicappers.
Closer to the center of town, Los Gatos residents can shop at Nob Hill Foods on Los Gatos Boulevard, a smaller and older store with 30,000 square feet of space.
THE funnyman behind RTE's Nob Nation yesterday stood by his sketch portraying Health Minister Mary Harney as an overweight chocoholic.
opposite page), Madeleine's abode atop swanky Nob Hill, is nearly exactly the same now as when Hitch shot it in 1957.