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Elton

[el-tn] /ˈɛl tn/
noun
1.
a male given name.
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  • Mrs. Elton was the lady in whose service she had left her home.

    David Elginbrod George MacDonald
  • Mrs. Elton was amusingly bewildered by the occurrences of the evening.

    David Elginbrod George MacDonald
  • Haven't you found out yet, dear Mrs. Elton, what my uncle's favourite phrase is?

    David Elginbrod George MacDonald
  • Mrs. Elton entered, and quite confirmed what Margaret had said.

    David Elginbrod George MacDonald
  • Mrs. Elton thought he spoke plainly, but there was not much of the gospel in it.

    David Elginbrod George MacDonald
British Dictionary definitions for Elton

Elton

/ˈɛltən/
noun
1.
Ben(jamin) (Charles). born 1959, British comedian, scriptwriter, playwright, and novelist; his work includes the Blackadder series for television (1987–89), the play Gasping (1990), the novel High Society (2002), and the lyrics to the musical We Will Rock You (2002)
2.
Charles Sutherland. 1900–91, British zoologist: initiated the study of animal ecology
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