follow Dictionary.com

Hone in vs. home in? What's the difference?

Littleton

[lit-l-tuh n] /ˈlɪt l tən/
noun
1.
Sir Thomas, c1407–1481, English jurist and author.
2.
a town in NE Colorado.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Littleton
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • "Subject always to the crucifying canons of art," laughed Littleton.

    Unleavened Bread Robert Grant
  • He said: "I'll bet Littleton carried that ball home with him."

  • Littleton with its four thousand inhabitants is a most active and intensely busy seaport.

    Under the Southern Cross Maturin M. Ballou
  • Paul went to the door, and the visitor proved to be Captain Littleton.

    Little By Little William Taylor Adams
  • He was sure that something had happened, or a gentleman like Captain Littleton would not have taken the trouble to come after him.

    Little By Little William Taylor Adams
  • Captain Littleton will speak to you about it, and he understands these things.

    Little By Little William Taylor Adams
  • "Stay where you are;" and Captain Littleton descended the steep path which led to the beach.

    Little By Little William Taylor Adams
  • "Very well, I will go with you;" and Captain Littleton stepped into the boat.

    Little By Little William Taylor Adams

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Littleton

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Littleton

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends