Appleton

[ap-uh l-tuh n]
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Historical Examples of appleton

  • Upon a table close by, was the desk which had been purchased the day previous, at Appleton's.

  • Appleton says they were arrested on the 27th, but the facts, "between the lines," are as I have told you.

    Between the Lines

    Henry Bascom Smith

  • “Not a pleasant custom, and a new one to me,” said Appleton.

    Ladies-In-Waiting

    Kate Douglas Wiggin

  • “Twenty-five minutes will do it,” Appleton answered briskly.

    Ladies-In-Waiting

    Kate Douglas Wiggin

  • “You sent me some verses, Mr. Appleton,” she said, as the poet moved away.

    Ladies-In-Waiting

    Kate Douglas Wiggin


British Dictionary definitions for appleton

Appleton

noun
  1. Sir Edward (Victor). 1892–1965, English physicist, noted particularly for his research on the ionosphere: Nobel prize for physics 1947
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