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[el-tn] /ˈɛl tn/
a male given name. Unabridged
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  • Mrs. Elton opened the conversation with that very original question, "How do you like Rome, Mr. Earnscliffe?"

  • At that moment Mrs. Elton entered, and looked a little surprised.

    David Elginbrod George MacDonald
  • Charley and Elton speculated as they went on as to the probability of Jack being on the island.

    Washed Ashore W.H.G. Kingston
  • Mrs. Elton was the lady in whose service she had left her home.

    David Elginbrod George MacDonald
  • Mr. Elton had a low but clear and dispassionate voice, and a concise utterance.

    Unleavened Bread Robert Grant
British Dictionary definitions for Elton


Ben(jamin) (Charles). born 1959, British comedian, scriptwriter, playwright, and novelist; his work includes the Blackadder series for television (1987–89), the play Gasping (1990), the novel High Society (2002), and the lyrics to the musical We Will Rock You (2002)
Charles Sutherland. 1900–91, British zoologist: initiated the study of animal ecology
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