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Baxter

[bak-ster] /ˈbæk stər/
noun
1.
Richard, 1615–91, English Puritan preacher, scholar, and writer.
2.
a male given name.
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  • While they were eating, Baxter and his companions held a low, but animated, conversation.

    The Rover Boys In The Mountains Arthur M. Winfield
  • Baxter says of him, complainingly, "he would not dispute with me at all."

  • "I declare I don't know where he is half the time," Mrs. Baxter said, with her little, cracked laugh.

    Saturday's Child Kathleen Norris
  • Miss Baxter was early at the station before the Continental train left.

  • I have the honour to announce to your ladyship that Mr. Baxter is to be a sailor.

    First Plays A. A. Milne
British Dictionary definitions for Baxter

Baxter

/ˈbækstə/
noun
1.
James (Keir). 1926–72, New Zealand lyric poet. His works include The Fallen House (1953) and In Fires of No Return (1958)
2.
Richard. 1615–91, English Puritan divine and devotional writer: prominent in church affairs during the Restoration
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