Alden

[awl-duh n]
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noun

John,1599?–1687, Pilgrim settler in Plymouth, Massachusetts, 1620.
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

  • And as Laura emerged from the room she was caught in the arms of her brother Alden.

    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

  • To Alden, who knew the false-hearted beauty so well, all this was surprising.

    Victor's Triumph

    Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth