Definition of Milton

1. Noun. English poet; remembered primarily as the author of an epic poem describing humanity's fall from grace (1608-1674).

Exact synonyms: John Milton
Generic synonyms: Poet

Definition of Milton

1. Proper noun. (surname habitational from=Old English) ¹

2. Proper noun. (surnames male given name) derived from the surname. ¹

3. Proper noun. Name of many towns in Canada and the US. ¹

4. Proper noun. Brand name of sterilising compound for baby bottles ¹

5. Proper noun. Milton Keynes - large new town in England, 90km north of London. ¹

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Medical Definition of Milton

1. John L., English dermatologist, 1820-1898. See: Milton's disease. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Milton

Millon clinical multiaxial inventory
Millon reaction
Mills Mess
Mills bomb
Milori blue
Milton's disease
Milton Friedman
Milton Keynes
Milton Snavely Hershey
Milvus migrans

Literary usage of Milton

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1. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1884)
"milton, March 9, 1721-2. Moses Heiden wae married to Jain Hunt both of milton by me ... Isaac Adams of Sherborn was maried to Martha Vose of milton By Peter ..."

2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1894)
"In 1658 milton published Raleigh's ' Cabinet Council ' from a manuscript in his possession. 'Original Letters and Papers of State addressed to Oliver ..."

3. Annual Report by Wisconsin Banking Dept (1902)
"T. milton Clarke, John H. Owen, Will H. Gates. Statement, December 10, 1901. Resources. Loans and discounts Unpaid capital Overdrafts Other real estate ..."

4. Literary Culture in Early New England, 1620-1730 by Thomas Goddard Wright, Mabel Hyde (Kingsbury) Wright, Augustus Ralli, Elbert Nevius Sebring Thompson (1916)
"MASSON, D. The life of John milton: narrated in connection with the political, ... SOTHEBY, SL Ramblings in the elucidation of the autograph of milton. ..."

5. English Literature: An Illustrated Record by Richard Garnett, Edmund Gosse (1903)
"These were the first, and long the only, public appearances of milton, and these were ... milton reached Paris early in, and by August was in Florence, ..."

6. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies by James Boswell (1791)
"... alledging that the mats thus fabricated was the archetype from which milton copied. ... for the relief of a grand-daughter of milton, of whom he thus ..."

7. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1908)
"milton, who inherited a love of music from his father, preserved it to the end of ... If milton hissed academical comedies at Cambridge, he hissed them not ..."

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