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Payton

[peyt-n] /ˈpeɪt n/
noun
1.
Walter ("Sweetness") 1954–99, U.S. football player.
2.
a male given name.
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  • But Payton had met his man too often on the green to be taken by surprise.

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  • Payton retorted with a sneer, "but it would clean your honour!"

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  • Payton, with his mouth open, glared at the speaker in a manner that at another time must have provoked him to laughter.

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  • Payton turned to the table, and, with an unsteady hand, filled a glass.

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  • Mr. Payton hesitated, giving the command to slow up, nevertheless.

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  • Payton, who had frowned at the name, reddened at the question.

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  • She fled swiftly, but the garden gate had barely closed on her skirts before Payton issued from the courtyard.

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  • After all, it was perhaps as well, he reflected, that Payton had come.

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  • Payton rejoined, laying his hand on a glass and speaking in a towering rage.

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Payton

/ˈpeɪtən/
noun
1.
Walter. 1954–99, American footballer and sports administrator
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