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[graf-tuh n, grahf-] /ˈgræf tən, ˈgrɑf-/
Sue, born 1940, U.S. detective novelist.
a city in central Massachusetts. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Never again will I take reading for granted; Sherman and Grafton made clear that bookishness is a behavior worth looking into.

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  • And after her came my Uncle Grafton and my grandfather, with all the servants who had been in hearing.

    Richard Carvel, Complete Winston Churchill
  • Many minutes had not elapsed ere we reached the corner of Grafton Street.

    Jack Hinton Charles James Lever
  • Churchill and Grafton were entrusted with the task of reassembling the dispersed army and bringing it into order.

  • We were very particular at Grafton Hall about our hockey balls.

    Ernest Bracebridge William H. G. Kingston
  • His first venture was as editor and publisher of a newspaper in Grafton county, New Hampshire.

  • "I beg of you not to jest of me before the lads, father," said Grafton.

    Richard Carvel, Complete Winston Churchill
  • The Duke of Grafton came to visit me, going to his ship at the mouth of the river, in his way to Ireland (where he was slain).

  • Grafton had given many of the old servants cause to remember him.

    Richard Carvel, Complete Winston Churchill
  • Mr. Grafton, she knew, had arranged that, who was always so kind.

    The Graftons Archibald Marshall

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