Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

Eldon

noun
  1. Earl of, title of John Scott. 1751–1838, British statesman and jurist; Lord Chancellor (1801–06, 1807–27): an inflexible opponent of parliamentary reform, Catholic emancipation, and the abolition of slavery
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Examples from the Web for eldon

Historical Examples

  • The career of the late Lord Eldon is perhaps one of the most remarkable examples.

    Self-Help

    Samuel Smiles

  • "So I hear," replied his nephew Eldon in his cold, quiet way.

  • It is not as though Miss Eldon was in the habit of sending for me.

    Kate's Ordeal

    Emma Leslie

  • Eldon's residences may be noticed with advantage in this place.

    A Book About Lawyers

    John Cordy Jeaffreson

  • Lords Stowell and Eldon were the children of a provincial tradesman.

    A Book About Lawyers

    John Cordy Jeaffreson