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Dunstable

[duhn-stuh-buh l]
noun
  1. John,c1390–1453, English composer.
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Also Dun·sta·ple [duhn-stuh-puh l] /ˈdʌn stə pəl/.
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Historical Examples of dunstable

  • Paugus had often been to Dunstable, and was well acquainted with John Chamberlain.

    Harper's Young People, September 21, 1880

    Various

  • A return to the Martinists dunstable—as in 'Downright Dunstable.'

  • You got clear off with that money through your fire near Dunstable.

  • Linton had not counted on Stanning having seen what he and Dunstable had seen.

    The White Feather

    P. G. Wodehouse

  • "You can't expect us to know all your shady friends," said Dunstable.

    The White Feather

    P. G. Wodehouse


British Dictionary definitions for dunstable

Dunstable

1
noun
  1. an industrial town in SE central England, in Bedfordshire. Pop: 50 775 (2001)
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Dunstable

2
noun
  1. John. died 1453, English composer, esp of motets and mass settings, noted for his innovations in harmony and rhythm
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