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Dunstable

[duhn-stuh-buh l]
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noun
  1. John,c1390–1453, English composer.
Also Dun·sta·ple [duhn-stuh-puh l] /ˈdʌn stə pəl/.
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Examples from the Web for dunstable

Historical Examples

  • Paugus had often been to Dunstable, and was well acquainted with John Chamberlain.

    Harper's Young People, September 21, 1880

    Various

  • A return to the Martinists dunstable—as in 'Downright Dunstable.'

  • You got clear off with that money through your fire near Dunstable.

  • Linton had not counted on Stanning having seen what he and Dunstable had seen.

    The White Feather

    P. G. Wodehouse

  • "You can't expect us to know all your shady friends," said Dunstable.

    The White Feather

    P. G. Wodehouse


British Dictionary definitions for dunstable

Dunstable1

noun
  1. an industrial town in SE central England, in Bedfordshire. Pop: 50 775 (2001)

Dunstable2

noun
  1. John. died 1453, English composer, esp of motets and mass settings, noted for his innovations in harmony and rhythm
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