Ogden

[awg-duh n, og-]
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noun

Charles Kay,1889–1957, British psychologist and linguist, inventor of Basic English.
a city in N Utah.
a male given name.

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  • Mrs. Ogden Armour provided for the chorus girls, contributing $500 to settle their bills.

  • So it was immediately decided that Mrs. Ogden and little Jacob should leave for Whittlecup as soon as they possibly could.

    Wenderholme

    Philip Gilbert Hamerton

  • As funds were low I remained in Ogden several days and went to work.

  • Mrs. Ogden returned to the vicarage the next day, and found Mrs. Stanburne in the same condition of extreme exhaustion.

    Wenderholme

    Philip Gilbert Hamerton

  • The other two were freshmen and therefore unknown quantities, but Will's chief interest was in Ogden.

    Winning His "W"

    Everett Titsworth Tomlinson



British Dictionary definitions for ogden

Ogden

noun

C (harles) K (ay). 1889–1957, English linguist, who, with I. A. Richards, devised Basic English
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