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[awl-duh n] /ˈɔl dən/
John, 1599?–1687, Pilgrim settler in Plymouth, Massachusetts, 1620.
a male or female given name: from an Old English word meaning “old friend.”. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Mr. Alden had watched for five nights when he knew the pressman to be at home.

  • Mayo was promptly informed that Captain Downs and the crew of the Alden were safe.

    Blow The Man Down Holman Day
  • Since her one attempt to cross the silence that lay like a two-edged sword between them, Madame had said nothing to Alden.

  • Alden walked around the room restlessly, his hands in his pockets.

  • Alden Lytton flushed to the temples at hearing his true wife's pure and noble name brought into this dishonoring examination.

    Victor's Triumph Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
  • Alden did not come home to luncheon, so Madame made only a pretence of eating.

  • Afterward, Alden read the paper and the other two played cribbage.

  • Alden looked at her, then rubbed his eyes and looked at her again.

  • I believe that he and Mr. Mitchell were the only writers of your papers till Mr. Alden wrote the last?

    Imaginary Interviews W. D. Howells

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