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Clayton

[ kleyt-n ]
/ ˈkleɪt n /
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noun
John Middleton, 1796–1856, U.S. jurist and politician: senator 1829–36, 1845–49, 1853–56; secretary of state 1849–50.
a city in E Missouri, near St. Louis.
a male given name.
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