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Payton

[peyt-n] /ˈpeɪt n/
noun
1.
Walter ("Sweetness") 1954–99, U.S. football player.
2.
a male given name.
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  • Payton, who had frowned at the name, reddened at the question.

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  • After all, it was perhaps as well, he reflected, that Payton had come.

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  • "I'm not sure that I can remain to-morrow," Payton said in a surly tone.

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  • "It is, but I'll have my man and go to bed," Payton answered, with true British obstinacy.

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  • "I left my snuff-box on the table," Payton said, with a sly grin.

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  • Then James, with scarcely a look at Payton—for he it was—bade her come away with him.

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  • "He will need a stronger arm than yours," Payton said, with a grin.

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  • Colonel John released, and in the company of Flavia and Payton!

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  • Or how, short of all this, was he to face either Payton or the Colonel?

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Payton

/ˈpeɪtən/
noun
1.
Walter. 1954–99, American footballer and sports administrator
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