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Pollock

[pol-uh k] /ˈpɒl ək/
noun
1.
Sir Frederick, 1845–1937, English legal scholar and author.
2.
Jackson, 1912–56, U.S. painter.

Ashton

[ash-tuh n] /ˈæʃ tən/
noun
1.
Sir Frederick (William) 1906–1988, English dancer and choreographer, born in Ecuador.
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Ashton

/ˈæʃtən/
noun
1.
Sir Frederick. 1906–88, British ballet dancer and choreographer. His ballets include Façade (1931), to music by Walton, La Fille mal gardée (1960), The Dream (1964), and A Month in the Country (1976)

Pollock

/ˈpɒlək/
noun
1.
Sir Frederick. 1845–1937, English legal scholar: with Maitland, he wrote History of English Law before the Time of Edward I (1895)
2.
Jackson. 1912–56, US abstract expressionist painter; chief exponent of action painting in the US
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