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  1. a town in NE England, the administrative centre of Northumberland. Pop: 13 555 (2001)
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Examples from the Web for morpeth

Historical Examples

  • At the north country town of Morpeth a brank is still preserved.

    Bygone Punishments

    William Andrews

  • Fordham is between Durham and Morpeth—seven miles from Lamington station.

    Salem Chapel, v.1/2

    Mrs. Oliphant

  • You remember Mr. Morpeth whom we met at Mrs. Fellowes' that morning?

  • I'm so glad Mrs. Fellowes wormed the secret out of Mr. Morpeth.

  • But I really don't think there is anything of the fakir in Mr. Morpeth.