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Langton

[lang-tuh n]
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noun
  1. Stephen,c1165–1228, English theologian, historian, and poet: archbishop of Canterbury.
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Examples from the Web for langton

Historical Examples

  • I lost a pot of money last night to Langton, and have n't got it to pay him.

    Sir Brook Fossbrooke, Volume II.

    Charles James Lever

  • Men they were who inherited the blood of the saintly Langton and of his lordly Barons.

  • “Keep quiet, and trust to us,” said Langton, seizing him by one arm.

    Owen Hartley; or, Ups and Downs

    William H. G. Kingston

  • “I am afraid there is very little hope of that,” answered Langton.

    Owen Hartley; or, Ups and Downs

    William H. G. Kingston

  • “The sound travels further than you suppose,” answered Langton.

    Owen Hartley; or, Ups and Downs

    William H. G. Kingston


British Dictionary definitions for langton

Langton

noun
  1. Stephen. ?1150–1228, English cardinal; archbishop of Canterbury (1213–28). He was consecrated archbishop by Pope Innocent III in 1207 but was kept out of his see by King John until 1213. He was partly responsible for the Magna Carta (1215)
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