Deakin

[ dee-kin ]

noun
  1. Alfred, 1856–1919, Australian statesman: prime minister 1903–04; 1905–08; 1909–10.

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How to use Deakin in a sentence

  • In Melbourne, Mr. Deakin's fluency of speech impressed me considerably.

    Town Life in Australia | R. E. N. (Richard) Twopeny
  • That specticle of the Deakin cost me consid'able, but it was more'n wuth it.

    David Harum | Edward Noyes Westcott
  • I'm lookin' forrered to where the Deakin comes in, but you jest tell it your own way.

    David Harum | Edward Noyes Westcott
  • I s'pose if you don't want to let on you won't, but I do believe you've ben playin' some trick on the Deakin, an' won't own up.

    David Harum | Edward Noyes Westcott
  • Quite a while ago—in fact, not long after I come to enjoy the priv'lidge of the Deakin's acquaintance—we hed a deal.

    David Harum | Edward Noyes Westcott

British Dictionary definitions for Deakin

Deakin

/ (ˈdiːkɪn) /


noun
  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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