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Acton

[ak-tuh n] /ˈæk tən/
noun
1.
Lord (John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron) 1834–1902, English historian.
2.
a former municipal borough in SE England, now part of the London borough of Ealing: center of Puritanism at the time of Cromwell.
3.
a city in NE Massachusetts.

Tennyson

[ten-uh-suh n] /ˈtɛn ə sən/
noun
1.
Alfred, Lord (1st Baron) 1809–92, English poet: poet laureate 1850–92.

Beaverbrook

[bee-ver-broo k] /ˈbi vərˌbrʊk/
noun
1.
William Maxwell Aitken, Lord (1st Baron) 1879–1964, English publisher, born in Canada.
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British Dictionary definitions for 1st baron

acton

/ˈæktən/
noun (in medieval Europe)
1.
a jacket or jerkin, originally of quilted cotton, worn under a coat of mail
2.
a leather jacket padded with mail
Word Origin
C14: from Old French auqueton, probably ultimately from Arabic alqutun the cotton

Acton1

/ˈæktən/
noun
1.
a district of the London borough of Ealing

Acton2

/ˈæktən/
noun
1.
John Emerich Edward Dalberg, 1st Baron. 1834–1902, English historian: a proponent of Christian liberal ethics and adviser of Gladstone
2.
his grandfather, Sir John Francis Edward. 1736–1811, European naval commander and statesman: admiral of Tuscany (1774–79) and Naples (1779 onwards) and chief minister of Naples (1779–1806)

Beaverbrook

/ˈbiːvəˌbrʊk/
noun
1.
1st Baron, title of William Maxwell Aitken. 1879–1964, British newspaper proprietor and Conservative politician, born in Canada, whose newspapers included the Daily Express; minister of information (1918); minister of aircraft production (1940–41)

Tennyson

/ˈtɛnɪsən/
noun
1.
Alfred, Lord Tennyson. 1809–92, English poet; poet laureate (1850–92). His poems include The Lady of Shalott (1832), Morte d'Arthur (1842), the collection In Memoriam (1850), Maud (1855), and Idylls of the King (1859)
Derived Forms
Tennysonian (ˌtɛnɪˈsəʊnɪən) adjective, noun
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