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Carleton

[kahrl-tuh n] /ˈkɑrl tən/
noun
1.
Guy Carleton, 1st Baron Dorchester, 1724–1808, English general.
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  • What we did not know was that there were other Frenchmen, in our camp, who advised Carleton of all our plans.

    In the Valley Harold Frederic
  • Then she changed the subject, returning once more to her beloved Carleton.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Carleton dear is my one interest in life and I talk of him on the least excuse, or without any.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • "Carleton, dear," himself, was chatting languidly with young Bayliss.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • But my father was Carleton Bennett—the—the—You must have heard of him.

    The Rise of Roscoe Paine Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Carleton did for the peasantry what Miss Edgeworth had done for the upper classes.

  • Genius cannot dispense with models, and Carleton and Mangan had the worst possible.

  • Carleton's first and greatest teachers were his mother and father.

    Charles Carleton Coffin William Elliot Griffis, D. D.

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