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from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Alden, John 1599?-1687. Pilgrim colonist and political figure whose courtship of Priscilla Mullins (born c. 1602) is the subject of a popular legend.

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  • Steven Wisniewski, a former lawyer and Navy SEAL whose home-building enterprise was shut down by the state attorney generalĀ¢s office this spring, pleaded guilty Thursday to criminal charges involving building scams in Alden and Brant.

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  • She knew also that Hester had neither sister nor brother; but she did not know that the name Alden had been given her by courtesy rather than by right, or that Hester and the beloved Aunt Debby held no ties of blood in common.

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  • While he recalled Alden and Eljo's both telling him that his stride was to blame for the shoes 'condition, he apparently did not realize Eljo's had offered to pay for the repair.

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  • Later on, neighbors began calling Alden's home "the Michael Jackson house" because of a statue of the "King of Pop" in the front yard.

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  • She would tell Mr. Freddie that, she would let him understand that she didn't have to take Miss 'Alden's lip, that she, at least, wasn't married to her, that she had some spirit left even if she was a widow woman.

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  • It seemed strange to be thinking of him as "Alden" instead of "Mr. Marsh," and yet it was supremely sweet.

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  • Resources, LLC's "Alden" coal preparation plant and related facilities.

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  • So how we look to grow new opportunities from our men's business to our crewcuts business, to our wedding business, to our branded partnership businesses such as Alden, handcrafted men's shoes from a family owned New England factory.

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  • The first time we get a scrap of real evidence on any man we'll call Alden in. "

    The Settling of the Sage

  • "Alden," he said feelingly, "you and I have been friends, man and boy, for about sixty-five years.

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