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Ashton

[ash-tuh n]
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noun
  1. Sir Frederick (William),1906–1988, English dancer and choreographer, born in Ecuador.
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  • "Come, George, fill up your glass," said Ashton repeatedly; but George declined.

    Life in London

    Edwin Hodder

  • Even Ashton said, "Weston, you are coming it pretty strong, old fellow!"

    Life in London

    Edwin Hodder

  • "I am inclined to the belief that nature is the best preacher," Ashton remarked.

    Life in London

    Edwin Hodder

  • "I do not agree with you in your religious sentiments, Ashton, as you know," said George.

    Life in London

    Edwin Hodder

  • "Then I will go with you," answered Ashton; and he unlocked the door.

    Life in London

    Edwin Hodder


British Dictionary definitions for ashton

Ashton

noun
  1. Sir Frederick. 1906–88, British ballet dancer and choreographer. His ballets include Façade (1931), to music by Walton, La Fille mal gardée (1960), The Dream (1964), and A Month in the Country (1976)
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