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Ashton

[ash-tuh n] /ˈæʃ tən/
noun
1.
Sir Frederick (William) 1906–1988, English dancer and choreographer, born in Ecuador.
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  • “I am––that is, I––My tent was right there between those two trees,” said Ashton.

    Out of the Depths Robert Ames Bennet
  • "I do not agree with you in your religious sentiments, Ashton, as you know," said George.

    Life in London Edwin Hodder
  • My friend Ashton was almost gone when I dragged him into our boat; a few minutes more would have finished him.

    There She Blows! William Hussey Macy
  • Ashton was taken by surprise at seeing Mr. Brunton where he least expected to see him.

    Life in London Edwin Hodder
  • Mrs. Ashton went quietly up, put her arms round Lucy, and kissed her many times.

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Ashton

/ˈæʃtən/
noun
1.
Sir Frederick. 1906–88, British ballet dancer and choreographer. His ballets include Façade (1931), to music by Walton, La Fille mal gardée (1960), The Dream (1964), and A Month in the Country (1976)
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