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Orton

[ awrt-n ]

noun

  1. Joe John Kingsley Orton, 1933–67, English playwright.


Orton

/ ˈɔːtən /

noun

  1. OrtonJoe (Kingsley)19331967MBritishTHEATRE: dramatist Joe ( Kingsley ). 1933–67, British dramatist, noted for his black comedies: these include Entertaining Mr Sloane (1964), Loot (1966), and What the Butler Saw (1969)


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Puckett and Orton are working to find the exact connection between city size and rat inhabitants.

Never had Orton seen such grand doings; the very stables and coach-houses are insufficient to receive the multitude of carriages.

Mr. Orton is most admirably fitted to his department, and has an excellent corps of teachers under him.

Mrs. Orton, the keeper's wife alluded to, was examined at the trial of Martin, ten years later.

Orton had many fine and educated minds among his adherents, Mrs. Eddy has had the like among hers from the beginning.

After this, Mr. Job Orton was invited; but he declined accepting the invitation.

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