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Wootton

noun
  1. Barbara (Frances), Baroness of Abinger. 1897–1988, English economist, educationalist, social scientist, and criminologist
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  • The Duke is gone to Wootton and to Middleton; he is always going about.

    The Greville Memoirs

    Charles C. F. Greville

  • The post-chaise is here to carry us to Wootton, where the parson waits to marry us.

    The Lady of Lynn

    Walter Besant

  • I knew Wootton Mandeville when I was a boy—every stone in it.

  • I'm glad to have the opportunity of extending my patronage to a Wootton sculptor.

  • But at that moment Mrs. Wootton in person appeared behind the counter.

    Bat Wing

    Sax Rohmer