Definition of Merton

1. Noun. United States religious and writer (1915-1968).

Exact synonyms: Thomas Merton
Generic synonyms: Religious, Author, Writer



2. Noun. United States sociologist (1910-2003).
Exact synonyms: Robert King Merton, Robert Merton
Generic synonyms: Sociologist

Definition of Merton

1. Proper noun. Any of several placenames in England from words meaning lake and settlement ¹

2. Proper noun. Merton College, Oxford. ¹

3. Proper noun. (surname A=An English habitational from=Old English dot=) from the placenames. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Merton

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Merry Widows
Merry Xmas
Mersey
Mersey sound
Merseybeat
Merseybeats
Merseyside
Merseysider
Merseysiders
Mertensia
Mertensia virginica
Merthiolate
Merthyr
Merthyr Tydfil
Merton
Merton thesis
Meru
Meruimenti
Merutig
Merv
Merveilleuse
Merveilleuses
Mervyn
Mery's gland
Merya
Meryam Mir
Meryl
Meryl Streep
Meryta

Literary usage of Merton

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1. Representative American Plays by Arthur Hobson Quinn (1917)
"JUSTICE merton. My fair niece, my worthy young man, beware of witchcraft. MISTRESS merton. ... JUSTICE merton. That woman shall answer for her deeds. ..."

2. The Fortnightly Review (1883)
"Notwithstanding that merton no longer maintained the proud supremacy which it ... This appears from the frequent recurrence of merton names among the ..."

3. Township and Borough: Being the Ford Lectures Delivered in the University of by Frederic William Maitland (1898)
"He thinks it ' extremely rash' of the corporation of Cambridge to dispute the merton title. ยง 144. The following is an account of the trial: Guild-Hall, ..."

4. The English Novel Before the Nineteenth Century: Excerpts from by Helen Sard Hughes, Annette Brown Hopkins (1915)
"Tommy merton, who at the time he came from Jamaica, was only six years old, ... The consequence of this was, that, though Master merton had every thing he ..."

5. Publications by Oxford Historical Society, Bostonian Society (1892)
"Apr. 13, W., at a meting of the warden and fellowes of merton where our renewing of the Fleur de liz and Postmasters hall was proposed, they set us a fine ..."

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