[uhp-tuh n]


a male given name: from an Old English word meaning “upper town.”

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  • "I 'd give fifty pounds to know if they have the money people say," cried Upton.

    Roland Cashel

    Charles James Lever

  • "Give you an even fifty, Linton knows all about it," replied Upton.

    Roland Cashel

    Charles James Lever

  • What a confounded fool I was not to draw out when Upton wished it!

    Jack Hinton

    Charles James Lever

  • How do you get on without your dear friend Effingdale, or your 'familiar,' Upton?

  • "You seem to me too feeble to be about, Glencore," said Upton, kindly.

    The Fortunes Of Glencore

    Charles James Lever