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Beaton

[beet-n] /ˈbit n/
noun
1.
Sir Cecil (Walter Hardy) 1904–80, English photographer, writer, and theatrical designer.
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  • The Beaton and the Ogilvie arms are still to be seen in one of the rooms.

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  • She felt bitter and cross and disposed to blame Miss Beaton.

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  • On the death of Cardinal Beaton, he became his successor as Primate.

  • He was accused of heresy by Cardinal Beaton; but was not convicted.

  • "There is a resemblance between your life and hers," Mrs. Beaton said thoughtfully.

    A Vanished Hand

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  • "I have never had a daughter," said Mrs. Beaton, with a slight trembling in her voice.

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  • Mrs. Beaton, a little weary, moved slowly, leaning on Mrs. Penn.

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  • "And you'll go to see her, and tell us how Jamie goes on," Mrs. Beaton continued.

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Beaton

/ˈbiːtən/
noun
1.
Sir Cecil (Walter Hardy). 1904–80, British photographer, noted esp for his society portraits
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