Dixon

[dik-suh n]
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noun

Jeremiah,died 1777, English astronomer and surveyor.Compare Mason-Dixon line.
Willie,1915–92, U.S. blues musician and record producer.
a city in N Illinois.
a male given name.

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

    Thoroughbreds

    W. A. Fraser

  • "Diablo's a squealing pig if there ever was one," growled Dixon.

    Thoroughbreds

    W. A. Fraser

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

    Thoroughbreds

    W. A. Fraser

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

    Thoroughbreds

    W. A. Fraser

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

    Thoroughbreds

    W. A. Fraser


British Dictionary definitions for dixon

Dixon

noun

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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