Definition of Ashton
1. Noun. British choreographer (1906-1988).
Definition of Ashton
1. Proper noun. A common place name in England. ¹
2. Proper noun. (surname habitational from=Old English dot=) derived from the place names. ¹
3. Proper noun. (surnames male given name) transferred from the surname. ¹
4. Proper noun. (surnames female given name). ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Ashton
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. History of the American Theatre by George Overcash Seilhamer (1891)
"Irwin, Charles Sin face, Random, Belcour and Don Felix ; ashton as ... Mr. ashton Old Norval Mr. Ryan Officer Mr. Bergman Shepherd Mr. Bisset ..."
2. The History of England from the Accession of James II by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay (1907)
"They therefore rested the case against ashton on the indisputable facts that the ... Both Preston and ashton were convicted and sentenced to death. ..."
3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by William Brown, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Great Britain Court of Chancery, Robert Belt (1820)
"The premises were sold subject to л lease, Sir ashton to have the rents till ... And it was provided, that in case Sir ashton Lever should happen to die ..."
4. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1884)
"The Will of Jane ashton of Ridge hill in the parish of ashton-under-Lyne, spinster. ... She mentions, " Ann ashton my half-sister." " Wheras John ashton of ..."
5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1864)
"Mr. ashton does not exaggerate- when declaring, in the introduction of the work before us, that no class of diseases among civilized communities is so ..."
6. Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High ...by William Cobbett, David Jardine by William Cobbett, David Jardine (1812)
"ashton. 'Had not you searched me then, and taken my papers from me ? ... ashton. Did T not go down into the hole for my hat? ashton. ..."
7. The History of England from the Accession of James the Second by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay (1866)
"They therefore rested the case against ashton on the indisputable facts that the treasonable packet had been found in his bosom, and that he had used ..."