Alden

[awl-duh n]
noun
  1. John,1599?–1687, Pilgrim settler in Plymouth, Massachusetts, 1620.
  2. a male or female given name: from an Old English word meaning “old friend.”
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  • Alden sat down at the table and began to carve a roasted chicken.

    Victor's Triumph

    Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth

  • You must not marry me under your own name, but under that of Alden Lytton.

    Victor's Triumph

    Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth

  • So Alden bent his steps to the house of the Episcopal minister at Charlottesville.

    Victor's Triumph

    Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth

  • "I can see no motive that could justify your acts," said Alden, coldly.

    Victor's Triumph

    Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth

  • She was staying with this friend at the time that Alden sought her out.

    Victor's Triumph

    Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth