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  • proper n. A habitational surname, possibly from Branxton in Northumberland.
  • proper n. A male given name, modern transferred use of the surname.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Braxton is safe,” he went on with the dictation without change of tone, his eyes on the road where the riders must first come into view.


  • I hunted a decent amount at Burnsville WMA in Braxton County and seen many deer.

    success rate in WV in 2009

  • ` ` We only won three games my first year, '' said senior defensive captain Braxton Kelley.

  • Braxton is good, but at times seemed stiff and it appeared that not all the kinks had been worked out yet in the numbers she and Neuwirth share.

    NY Wrap-Up: Diva Moments

  • About two years ago, Mike Chapman decided to help bring wireless Internet to the community where he grew up in Braxton County, W. Va.

    Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » West Virginia Broadband

  • If post Kara Braxton is reinstated, the team will be even deeper inside.

  • Braxton is an emerging star, being selected both SEC freshman of the year as well as first team all-league. - NCAA Mideast Region

  • Interpolated into the account of her investigations are excerpts from two biographies of Adie, one that Melissa will come to write, and one by an American academic, Martin Braxton, who is also intent on tracking down the relationship between the novelist and Melissa’s mother.

    Songs of Blue and Gold « Tales from the Reading Room

  • Come to find out, "Braxton" had a hole in his neck, a piece of somebody's tooth lodged in his ear, two busted eardrums, and an upper respiratory infection, not to mention fleas and god-knows-what-else.

    airplane ears and squinty eyes

  • "Braxton," he said, and his tone was mild and persuasive, "why are you so bitter against this boy Ware and his comrades?"

    The Riflemen of the Ohio A Story of the Early Days along "The Beautiful River"


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