Aitken

[eyt-kuh n]
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Contemporary Examples of aitken

  • Fleming made the right choice: No actor could find heat in “Aitken … Harry Aitken.”

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    Literary Bond Superior to Movie Version

    Allen Barra

    November 11, 2012

  • And inside the lavish 900-person dinner, the art continued: Aitken was the unseen master of ceremonies behind the event.

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    L.A.'s Cultural Ambush

    Isabel Wilkinson

    November 14, 2010

Historical Examples of aitken

  • The talk with Aitken had given Tam an inkling of my thoughts.

    Prester John

    John Buchan

  • Aitken smoked in silence for a time; then he said, 'I'll tell you another thing.

    Prester John

    John Buchan

  • I told him frankly what Aitken had said, and I also told him about the espionage.

    Prester John

    John Buchan

  • I gave a great shout, for in the men I recognized Aitken and the schoolmaster Wardlaw.

    Prester John

    John Buchan

  • I cursed myself for not writing to Aitken at Lourenco Marques weeks before.

    Prester John

    John Buchan


British Dictionary definitions for aitken

Aitken

noun
  1. Robert Grant. 1864–1951, US astronomer who discovered over three thousand double stars
  2. William MaxwellSee Beaverbrook
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