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Allston

[awl-stuh n]
noun
  1. Washington,1799–1843, U.S. painter, novelist, and poet.
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Historical Examples of allston

  • Two other names, Malbone and Allston, deserve brief mention.

    Union and Democracy

    Allen Johnson

  • My dear Allston,—No want of affection has occasioned my silence.

  • So should I feel sorrow, if Allston's mother, whom I have never seen, were to die?

    Anima Poet

    Samuel Taylor Coleridge

  • And now you must excuse me; I have business of importance with Mr. Allston.

  • "The obligation is on the other side, Mr. Allston," was the reply.


British Dictionary definitions for allston

Allston

noun
  1. Washington. 1779–1843, US painter and author, regarded as the earliest US Romantic painter. His paintings include Elijah in the Desert (1818) and Moonlit Landscape (1819)
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