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Alden

[awl-duh n] /ˈɔl dən/
noun
1.
John, 1599?–1687, Pilgrim settler in Plymouth, Massachusetts, 1620.
2.
a male or female given name: from an Old English word meaning “old friend.”.
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  • Alden sat down at the table and began to carve a roasted chicken.

    Victor's Triumph Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
  • You must not marry me under your own name, but under that of Alden Lytton.

    Victor's Triumph Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
  • And as Laura emerged from the room she was caught in the arms of her brother Alden.

    Victor's Triumph Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
  • So Alden bent his steps to the house of the Episcopal minister at Charlottesville.

    Victor's Triumph Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
  • To Alden, who knew the false-hearted beauty so well, all this was surprising.

    Victor's Triumph Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
  • She was staying with this friend at the time that Alden sought her out.

    Victor's Triumph Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
  • "I can see no motive that could justify your acts," said Alden, coldly.

    Victor's Triumph Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
  • There, Alden, the reasoning was all false, wicked and fatal.

    Victor's Triumph Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
  • But oh, Alden, it was not so much for myself as for others that I planned thus!

    Victor's Triumph Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth

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