Dixon

[dik-suh n]
noun
  1. Jeremiah,died 1777, English astronomer and surveyor.Compare Mason-Dixon line.
  2. Willie,1915–92, U.S. blues musician and record producer.
  3. a city in N Illinois.
  4. a male given name.
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Historical Examples of dixon

  • "There's trouble on, sir," said Dixon, as they moved toward the Stewards' box.

    Thoroughbreds

    W. A. Fraser

  • "Yes, racin's hell now," commented Dixon with laconic directness.

    Thoroughbreds

    W. A. Fraser

  • Then he added, "I must go down to thank Dixon; I guess this is his annual day for smiling."

    Thoroughbreds

    W. A. Fraser

  • "I'll start the little mare about once more this season," he told Dixon.

    Thoroughbreds

    W. A. Fraser

  • "I think you oughter make a kick, sir," said Dixon, hesitatingly.

    Thoroughbreds

    W. A. Fraser


British Dictionary definitions for dixon

Dixon

noun
  1. Willie, full name William James Dixon. 1915–92, US blues musician, songwriter, and record producer, whose songs have been recorded by many other artists
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