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Kenton

[ken-tn] /ˈkɛn tn/
noun
1.
Stan(ley Newcomb) 1912–79, U.S. jazz composer, pianist, and bandleader.
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  • "Nothing," said Mrs. Kenton, aghast at first, and then astonished to realize that she was speaking the simple truth.

    The Kentons William Dean Howells
  • It wouldn't do, he says, Kenton; it isn't the custom of the country.

  • Kenton, by his foresight, had secured the right and title to a large quantity of valuable land.

  • Lady Kenton noted the ‘we’ and was sorry to be here interrupted.

    That Stick Charlotte M. Yonge
  • Kenton and his scouts patrolled the Ohio, crossing and recrossing on the track of marauding savages.

    The Conquest Eva Emery Dye
  • Sho's you bawn, he's went a Injun-huntin' wid my frien' Cap'n Kenton.

    Burl Morrison Heady
  • "It isn't for you to criticise your mother, Boyne," said Mrs. Kenton, but she was more shaken than she would allow.

    The Kentons William Dean Howells
  • But Kenton had taken only a few steps when he stopped and looked back.

    The Phantom of the River Edward S. Ellis
  • Take him to the desk, and tell the clerk he struck Judge Kenton, but the judge don't want him arrested.

    The Kentons William Dean Howells
  • "You're right," replied Kenton, nodding his head and compressing his lips.

    The Phantom of the River Edward S. Ellis

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