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sober

(sō′bər)
adj. sober·er, sober·est
1. Not intoxicated or affected by the use of alcohol or drugs.
2. Abstaining from or habitually abstemious in the use of alcoholic drink or other intoxicants: a former addict who has been sober for 10 years.

so′ber·ly adv.
so′ber·ness n.

sober

(sō′bĕr) [L. sobrius, not drunk, sober]
1. Not intoxicated by alcohol or psychoactive drugs, including recreational drugs.
2. Habitually moderate or temperate, esp. regarding alcohol.
3. Quiet and serious in behavior.
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He received the punishment from Sobers, then with Nottinghamshire, in a county match at Swansea in 1968.
"Sir Garry (Sobers) resides in Barbados and will be invited to hand over the Trophy", Roland Holder, the Cricket Operations Manager had earlier said before it was learnt that the former great is not in the country.
The Former West Indies all-rounder first met a teenage Cook at the Sir Garry Sobers International Schools Cricket Tournament.
The Former West Indies all-rounder first met a teenage Cook at the Sir Garry Sobers International Schools Cricket Tournament - and believes the 30-year-old has turned his promise at Bedford School into more than 9,000 Test-match runs because he has been "a model" of humility.
Sobers believes the 30-year-old has turned his promise at Bedford School into more than 9,000 Test-match runs because he has been "a model" of humility.
His name was Garry Sobers. - Cricket legend Sobers - now Sir Garfield - and his quick-bowling West Indies Test T colleague Roy Gilchrist, who was in the Golcar team, drew a crowd of around 1,200 spectators to West View Rise in 1964, where the gate receipts were PS54.
3 ( ANI ): Proteas all-rounder Jacques Kallis probably lives under the shadow of West Indies legend Garry Sobers, according to some famous figures from the cricketing world.
ON AUGUST 31, 1968, swashbuckling West Indies cricket hero Garfield "Garry" Sobers made sporting history by scoring six sixes in one over at Swansea's seafront St Helen's Ground.
Sethi was invited for the 35th anniversary of West Indies legend Garry Sobers' knighthood in Barbados recently.
TAKING all-rounders as the measure of greatness, two knights of the realm - Sir Ian Botham and Sir Garfield Sobers - fly the flag for cricket.
THE BHA finally drew a line under the Sobers saga yesterday when the disciplinary panel upheld Richard Guest's appeal against his pounds 3,000 fine after the horse finished fourth at Ayr in March 2006, writes Graham Green.
West Indian cricket legend Sir Gary Sobers was showing his considerable talents as a golfer at the Coventry Gold Club in Finham Park through a West Midlands firm's links with the Caribbean island of Barbados.