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Deighton

noun
  1. Len. born 1929, British thriller writer. His books include The Ipcress File (1962), Bomber (1970), and the trilogy Berlin Game, Mexico Set, and London Match (1983–85)
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Historical Examples

  • He had, he said, plenty of men, and did not need Mr. Deighton's servants.

    The Tapu Of Banderah

    Louis Becke

  • But to Tyrrel and his two assassins, Forest and Deighton, the spectacle suggested neither pity nor remorse.

    Parkhurst Boys

    Talbot Baines Reed

  • Then, amid the cheers of more than half the populace of Deighton, the travelers began their journey toward Lost Lake again.

  • After crossing the Deighton we met some empty teams coming down, and told them of the new road we had opened up.

    Reminiscences of Queensland

    William Henry Corfield

  • Before he was half-way from Burrowes' house to the mission station, he was overtaken by the Rev. Mr. Deighton.