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Paxton

[pak-stuh n] /ˈpæk stən/
noun
1.
Sir Joseph, 1801–65, English horticulturist and architect.
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  • Paxton had entered with the conquerors, and had just seized on the house.

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  • “Lots of other women are in love with Mr. Paxton, too,” said Jane.

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  • Go to Mrs. Paxton, and see her, waiting at her house if she happens to be out.

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  • Mrs. Paxton smiled, though her eyes were glistening suspiciously.

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  • Mrs. Paxton at this crisis proved herself a woman of spirit.

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Paxton

/ˈpækstən/
noun
1.
Sir Joseph. 1801–65, English architect, who designed Crystal Palace (1851), the first large structure of prefabricated glass and iron parts
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