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Stratton

[strat-n] /ˈstræt n/
noun
1.
Charles Sherwood ("General Tom Thumb") 1838–83, U.S. midget who performed in the circus of P. T. Barnum.
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  • “Joe Bloss, the foreman, was a friend of mine,” evaded Stratton.

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  • Stratton crossed the threshold, instinctively removing his hat.

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  • Suppose, for instance, that by next morning Stratton had disappeared.

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  • It was this query which made Stratton refrain from showing himself.

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  • For a moment Stratton was taken aback by the unexpectedness of the question.

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  • Slipping to the ground, Bud ran toward him, with Stratton close behind.

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  • Stratton followed her into the living-room, where she paused and glanced back at him.

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  • The discovery galvanized Stratton into instant, alert attention.

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  • In the brief pause that followed, Stratton dragged his lids open.

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