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  1. Alfred,1856–1919, Australian statesman: prime minister 1903–04; 1905–08; 1909–10.
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Examples from the Web for deakin

Historical Examples

  • Pa said the deakin better run his own idols, and Pa would run his.

    Peck's Bad Boy and His Pa

    George W. Peck

  • The most and worst Bennet was guilty of, Deakin contended, was manslaughter.

  • No; but Deakin, the local solicitor, has arranged for me to see him on Tuesday next.

  • The first result of this was that Deakin came rushing up to London.

  • "I should say not," replied Deakin, without a moment's hesitation.

British Dictionary definitions for deakin


  1. Alfred. 1856–1919, Australian statesman. He was a leader of the movement for Australian federation; prime minister of Australia (1903–04; 1905–08; 1909–10)
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