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[slohn] /sloʊn/
John, 1871–1951, U.S. painter.
a male given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Sloan wrote and asked me to get a man to look after it, and I did.

    The Plunderer Roy Norton
  • Strictly speaking, there are no sure cures in this disease, Mr. Sloan.

    The Straw Eugene O'Neill
  • Sloan was heavy set, fleshy, and well poised for a tavern keeper.

    The Old Pike Thomas B. Searight
  • So he was all ears when Sloan one night gave his opinions on the subject of kiting.

    Uncle Sam Detective William Atherton Du Puy
  • Sloan finally had quarreled with the Erie—it was a way he ofttimes had.

British Dictionary definitions for Sloan


John. 1871–1951, US painter and etcher, a leading member of the group of realistic painters known as the Ash Can School. His pictures of city scenes include McSorley's Bar (1912) and Backyards, Greenwich Village (1914)
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