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Wootton

/ˈwʊtən/
noun
1.
Barbara (Frances), Baroness of Abinger. 1897–1988, English economist, educationalist, social scientist, and criminologist
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  • Whatever sort of terrier Mr wootton has, you may be sure of one thing—that it is the right sort.

  • The Duke is gone to wootton and to Middleton; he is always going about.

    The Greville Memoirs Charles C. F. Greville
  • Mrs. wootton, having cleared the counter, glanced up at the clock and then at me with a cheery but significant smile.

    Bat Wing Sax Rohmer
  • The post-chaise is here to carry us to wootton, where the parson waits to marry us.

    The Lady of Lynn Walter Besant
  • Mr. wootton balances his candlestick carefully on one finger, pauses in his walk, and looks hard at his questioner.

  • I'm glad to have the opportunity of extending my patronage to a wootton sculptor.

  • At wootton Beeches the girls always walked in and out of chapel in the order of their classes, beginning at the top of the school.

  • Then he looked at Mrs. wootton and bowed, and looked at me and bowed, very stiffly.

    Bat Wing Sax Rohmer
  • Ah, well, I'm afraid all the people I knew at wootton must be dead long ago.

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