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Dixon

[dik-suh n] /ˈdɪk sən/
noun
1.
Jeremiah, died 1777, English astronomer and surveyor.
2.
Willie, 1915–92, U.S. blues musician and record producer.
3.
a city in N Illinois.
4.
a male given name.
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  • However, that Dixon of yours is trusty; and can hold her, or your own, till I come.

    North and South Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  • "Yes, racin's hell now," commented Dixon with laconic directness.

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  • Let us consult Dr. Dixon further,—and charge it to the females!

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  • Then he added, "I must go down to thank Dixon; I guess this is his annual day for smiling."

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  • Dixon opened the door very softly, and stole on tiptoe up to Margaret, sitting by the shaded window.

    North and South Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
British Dictionary definitions for Dixon

Dixon

noun
1.
Willie, full name William James Dixon. 1915–92, US blues musician, songwriter, and record producer, whose songs have been recorded by many other artists
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