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Dutton

noun
  1. Clarence Edward. 1841–1912, American geologist who first developed the theory of isostasy
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  • Dutton was son to a man who had lived as butler in Mowbray's family.

  • By this time, Dutton's practical knowledge and recollection had returned.

    The Two Admirals

    J. Fenimore Cooper

  • They are fellow-subjects, Mrs. Dutton, and that is a great deal.

    The Two Admirals

    J. Fenimore Cooper

  • It's a melancholy business, Mrs. Dutton; I fear there can be little hope.

    The Two Admirals

    J. Fenimore Cooper

  • Mrs. Dutton was also present, as was Magrath, who remained on shore, in attendance.

    The Two Admirals

    J. Fenimore Cooper