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Upton

[uhp-tuh n] /ˈʌp tən/
noun
1.
a male given name: from an Old English word meaning “upper town.”.
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  • “I think it was pretty rough, Mr. Upton, to penalize him for an unintentional foul,” said Morrill.

    The Jester of St. Timothy's Arthur Stanwood Pier
  • "My dear Harcourt, how young you are in all these things," said Upton, as he lighted his cigarette.

    The Fortunes Of Glencore Charles James Lever
  • You know what happened the miller's son, no further off than Upton.

    Springhaven R. D. Blackmore
  • Harcourt made no further opposition, but left the room in search of Upton.

    The Fortunes Of Glencore Charles James Lever
  • Has this sudden notion of yours anything to do with Sheila Macrae, Upton?

    The Wreckers Francis Lynde

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