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Ogden

[awg-duh n, og-]
noun
  1. Charles Kay,1889–1957, British psychologist and linguist, inventor of Basic English.
  2. a city in N Utah.
  3. a male given name.
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Historical Examples of ogden

  • And Ogden Minot he pays me to be stevedore aboard his house yonder.

    Fair Harbor

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln

  • Cahoon,' says he, 'this is Mr. Ogden Minot; his folks hailed from Bayport.

    Fair Harbor

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln

  • You see, young Ogden was the General's grandson and he'd had the property left him.

    Fair Harbor

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln

  • Ogden could rent it out but he couldn't sell it; that was the pickle he was in.

    Fair Harbor

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln

  • "I told Ogden so last time he was down," continued Mr. Cahoon.

    Fair Harbor

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln


British Dictionary definitions for ogden

Ogden

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