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Thornton

[thawrn-tn] /ˈθɔrn tn/
noun
1.
William, 1759–1828, U.S. architect, born in the British Virgin Islands.
2.
a town in NE Colorado.
3.
a male given name.
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  • Thornton suspected that on such occasions drains were made upon his wife's allowance.

    The Man Who Wins Robert Herrick
  • “Mr. Thornton,” she whispered, huskily, and could say no more.

    Dr. Sevier George W. Cable
  • "I can't quite agree with Thornton that it is all luck," said Puss Parker, lowering his half-emptied glass.

    Frank Merriwell's Races Burt L. Standish
  • Mr. Thornton has something to say to you,—a matter of business.

    Dr. Sevier George W. Cable
  • But not only must you use your influence with Gilbert, you must also bring it to bear on Miss Thornton.

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