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

  • Orton, Joe Full name John Kingsley Orton. 1933-1967. British playwright noted for his black comedies, including Entertaining Mr. Sloane (1964) and What the Butler Saw (1969).

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  • I bet it was either Hardcore Holly or Randy orton that dropkicked him ... cause whenever I hear 'bout a dropkick, the two people that come to mind are Orton and Holly ...

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  • The 6-10 Orton is considered raw offensively, but Calipari said he'd received calls from several NBA teams inquiring about Orton's ability.

    Kentucky freshmen Orton, Bledsoe staying in NBA draft

  • Im not saying Orton is as great as Brady or ever will be

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  • Kyle Orton is well equipped to exploit the weaknesses in the Baltimore secondary.

    Jeff Ma: Bringing Down the Bookie: Week 5

  • Hester hauled in Orton's long pass and split two defenders for the 55-yard score with 1: 48 to go in the first half - 19 seconds after Brees threw his second TD pass of the game to Colston.

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  • "But for me, this biopic about the short life of the playwright Joe Orton is the catalyst for a tidal wave of ambivalent memories associated with the film's original release."

    GreenCine Daily: Shorts, 3/29.

  • I agreed with you until you called Orton a winner.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • If you throw the name Orton out, there has to be at least one fool in your league who thinks he is a lock for a top-5 finish this season.

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  • She provided most of the requisite feeling of malice in Orton’s play while maintaining much of the comic elements.

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  • Less than one month after once again becoming WWE Champion, Cena returned the title to Orton after falling to the Viper in a Hell in a Cell Match.

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