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Laughton

[lawt-n] /ˈlɔt n/
noun
1.
Charles, 1899–1962, U.S. actor, born in England.
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  • Before Vernon can advance a claim, there will be weeping at Laughton.

    Lucretia, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • To him descended the ancient heritage of Laughton, and he promised to enjoy it long.

    Lucretia, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Speak to me of the old cedar-trees at Laughton,—do they stand still?

    Lucretia, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • But you were good enough to ask me to paint you a couple of pictures for Laughton.

    Lucretia, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • While I write, fair children play under the cedars of Laughton.

    Lucretia, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • At this point a diversion was created by the entrance of "Lily" Laughton.

    Corporal Cameron Ralph Connor
  • The man who accosted Mrs. Laughton in the afternoon was bitten by their dog.

    The Ultroom Error Gerald Allan Sohl
  • And speaking of the dogbite, the Laughton dog died that night.

    The Ultroom Error Gerald Allan Sohl
  • The pelicans in the arms of the family of Pelham, resident at Laughton, co.

    The Curiosities of Heraldry Mark Antony Lower
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Laughton

/ˈlɔːtən/
noun
1.
Charles. 1899–1962, US actor, born in England: noted esp for his films of the 1930s, such as The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933), for which he won an Oscar, and Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
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