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Clayton

[kleyt-n] /ˈkleɪt n/
noun
1.
John Middleton, 1796–1856, U.S. jurist and politician: senator 1829–36, 1845–49, 1853–56; secretary of state 1849–50.
2.
a city in E Missouri, near St. Louis.
3.
a male given name.
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  • This he said in an assured tone, but Captain Clayton had known that before.

    The Landleaguers Anthony Trollope
  • The seven students left Dr. Clayton's office in record time.

    The Fourth Invasion Henry Josephs
  • I loved her, Clayton went on, his deep voice trembling, and rather than say anything that might not be true I said nothing.

    Justin Wingate, Ranchman John H. Whitson
  • He had begun it a few days before to use on the occasion of Clayton's renomination.

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  • Clayton had given him up and was going around alone, followed by a small caddie.

    Dangerous Days Mary Roberts Rinehart

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