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[klap-tuh n] /ˈklæp tən/
Eric, born 1945, English blues and rock guitarist and composer. Unabridged
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  • He was not concerned with the propriety of Clapton aunts, with the respectability of drapers' wives.

    Carnival Compton Mackenzie
  • He was a little boy again in the old red house on Clapton Common.

    Murder Point Coningsby Dawson
  • Fancy living with those terrible old women at Clapton, hearing nothing but whispers of hell-fire.

    Carnival Compton Mackenzie
  • He seemed to think this Clapton life had been getting a little on your nerves.'

  • Clapton Church and manor house are both of considerable antiquity.

    Somerset G.W. Wade and J.H. Wade
British Dictionary definitions for Clapton


Eric. born 1945, British rock guitarist, noted for his virtuoso style, his work with the Yardbirds (1963–65), Cream (1966–68), and, with Derek and the Dominos, the album Layla (1970); later solo work includes Unplugged (1992)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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