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Wheaton

[hweet-n, weet-n] /ˈʰwit n, ˈwit n/
noun
1.
a town in central Maryland.
2.
a city in NE Illinois, W of Chicago.
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  • "He could hardly go and come in less than two hours," said Wheaton.

    The Main Chance Meredith Nicholson
  • O'Brien and Wheaton went with him, and they were talking earnestly about something.

    The First Capture Harry Castlemon
  • At the hour named in the morning came Wheaton, carrying a big jug.

    The Cassowary Stanley Waterloo
  • "I wish there was a union on it so that we could hoist it union down," said Wheaton.

    The First Capture Harry Castlemon
  • She sat down in her flounces, and Mrs. Wheaton rose and seconded the motion.

    Ancestors Gertrude Atherton
  • "There is the man who pulled it down," he added, pointing to Wheaton.

    The First Capture Harry Castlemon
  • "I'll be up town to see Mr. Wheaton in a day or two," he declared, as he slouched through the door.

    The Main Chance Meredith Nicholson
  • For a better report of Pinkney's speech see Wheaton: Pinkney, 612-16.

  • "You see I have not lived here long enough to become acquainted with everybody as Zeke has," replied Wheaton.

    The First Capture Harry Castlemon
  • Are they likely not to be used in future because Bluntschli, Heffter, or Wheaton prohibits them?

    Military Manners and Customs James Anson Farrer

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