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Leighton

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noun
  1. FrederickBaron Leighton of Stretton, 1830–96, English painter and sculptor.
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  • I always felt there was a lot of good in Leighton under her fluff.

    Miss Pat at School

    Pemberton Ginther

  • Archbishop Leighton often said that if he were to choose a place to die in, it should be an inn.

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    John Bartlett

  • I sent a line to Leighton not to forward my own things: I don't fancy them.

    The Longest Journey

    E. M. Forster

  • "Luncheon is served," said Leighton, but he said it too late.

    The Longest Journey

    E. M. Forster

  • Be ambitious to be unknown, Archbishop Leighton also instructs us.


British Dictionary definitions for leighton

Leighton

noun
  1. Frederic, 1st Baron Leighton of Stretton. 1830–96, British painter and sculptor of classical subjects: president of the Royal Academy (1878)
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