Payton

[peyt-n]
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noun

WalterSweetness, 1954–99, U.S. football player.
a male given name.

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  • Both were Protestants; but if Asgill was the cleverer, Payton was an officer and a gentleman.

    The Wild Geese

    Stanley John Weyman

  • After all, it was perhaps as well, he reflected, that Payton had come.

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    Stanley John Weyman

  • "It is, but I'll have my man and go to bed," Payton answered, with true British obstinacy.

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    Stanley John Weyman

  • Payton was at table, with the two O'Beirnes, and three other buckeens.

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    Stanley John Weyman

  • Payton rejoined, laying his hand on a glass and speaking in a towering rage.

    The Wild Geese

    Stanley John Weyman


British Dictionary definitions for payton

Payton

noun

Walter. 1954–99, American footballer and sports administrator
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