from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Clayton, John Middleton 1796-1856. American public official who as secretary of state (1849-1850) negotiated the Clayton-Bulwer Treaty with Great Britain (1850), establishing the neutrality of a proposed canal across Central America.
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- proper n. Any of several placenames in England and elsewhere, from Old English clæg ("clay") + tūn ("enclosure, settlement").
- proper n. A habitational surname from the placename.
- proper n. A male given name from the surname.
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CLAYTON - As the pharmaceutical and health care industries go, so too does the town of Clayton.
CLAYTON - Johnston County hospital leaders are putting the finishing touches on a plan that would deliver a $60 million, full-service hospital to the growing community of Clayton.
Consider This: If you like the name Clay, perhaps use it as a nickname for Clayton, which is much more popular and versatile.
Jury pools in Clayton County, like many other jurisdictions, are drawn from voter registration lists, driver's license data and utility records.
This issue is addressed extensively in Clayton Christensen's "The Innovator's Solution," which I have reviewed at my blog.
I remember around 1970 in Clayton, Missouri that instead of saying "Is the Pope Catholic?" we would say "Is 'Love Story' playing at the Shady Oak?"
Over the past four years, Mr. Boyette has built three haunted houses and four other Halloween attractions on his 150-acre farm in Clayton, N.C. That has left just 40 acres for harvesting hay, sweet corn and watermelon — crops that, along with tomatoes, used to claim the entire land.
Travis Dove for The Wall Street Journal Over the past four years, Glenn Boyette has built three haunted houses and four other Halloween attractions on his 150-acre farm in Clayton, N.C. That has left just 40 acres for harvesting hay, sweet corn and watermelon -- crops that, along with tomatoes, used to take up the entire property.
But Clayton is pushing back against Johnson's testimony after various market participants reached out to the Connecticut-based firm and expressed concerns with what Johnson -- and by extension Clayton -- was sharing with the public, according to its letter and people familiar with the matter.
Now under pressure, Clayton is trying to undo whatever damage the public release of its data and testimony of current and former executives may bring to past, current and future clients, people familiar with the matter say.