- a town and resort in SW England, in Devon: administratively part of Torbay since 1968
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When I had recovered I went to a cottage at Paignton, where, when he left the hospital, he joined me.
When he came to Paignton he was far removed from us; but little by little he reapproached.
She was stopping at Paignton with her parents and he was now going to return to her.The Red Redmaynes
Paignton Rob adjusted himself with the greatest nicety into his proper position that day.
After this Jeffreys ordered fresh flagons of wine, and asked Paignton Rob for his story.