Definition of Keaton
1. Noun. United States comedian and actor in silent films noted for his acrobatic skills and deadpan face (1895-1966).
Generic synonyms: Actor, Histrion, Player, Role Player, Thespian, Comedian, Comic
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Literary usage of Keaton
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1. The American Decisions: Containing All the Cases of General Value and by John Proffatt, Abraham Clark Freeman (1886)
"The present action was commenced on the fifteenth of September, 1848, against keaton, the judgment debtor, who was in the actual possession of said tract of ..."
2. Modern American Law: A Systematic and Comprehensive Commentary on the by Eugene Allen Gilmore, William Charles Wermuth (1914)
"keaton by deed of gift conveyed certain land to his son, JKP keaton, ... Six years later he conveyed to JKP keaton, who made a conveyance to secure a loan. ..."
3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Tennessee by West Hughes Humphreys (1842)
"[keaton'e distributees, i». Campbell, et als.J them seem to have been filed in writing on the llth of November. Whilst this application or suit for the ..."