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Laughton

[lawt-n] /ˈlɔt n/
noun
1.
Charles, 1899–1962, U.S. actor, born in England.
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  • Nursing Sister Laughton must be big and strong and brave, perhaps she was always brave and did not really mind the explosions.

    Judy of York Hill Ethel Hume Patterson Bennett
  • To him descended the ancient heritage of Laughton, and he promised to enjoy it long.

    Lucretia, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • If you doubt this, you have but to inquire at ——, not ten miles from Laughton, where the elder Mainwaring resided.

    Lucretia, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • But you were good enough to ask me to paint you a couple of pictures for Laughton.

    Lucretia, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • The passengers were persistent, however, and at last Captain Laughton yielded, saying that he couldn't help it!

    Old Times on the Upper Mississippi George Byron Merrick
  • While I write, fair children play under the cedars of Laughton.

    Lucretia, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • And speaking of the dogbite, the Laughton dog died that night.

    The Ultroom Error Gerald Allan Sohl
  • At this point a diversion was created by the entrance of "Lily" Laughton.

    Corporal Cameron Ralph Connor
  • Mrs. Laughton waited till she thought he must be out of hearing, leaning out as if she were gazing at the moon.

British Dictionary definitions for Laughton

Laughton

/ˈlɔːtən/
noun
1.
Charles. 1899–1962, US actor, born in England: noted esp for his films of the 1930s, such as The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933), for which he won an Oscar, and Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
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