Clacton


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Clacton

(ˈklæktən) or

Clacton-on-Sea

n
(Placename) a town and resort in SE England, in E Essex. Pop: 51 284 (2001)
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For after the sailors could no longer come up the Thames, they came on to the Essex coast, to Harwich and Walton and Clacton, and afterwards to Foulness and Shoebury, to bring off the people.
Clacton would come in to search for a certain leaflet buried beneath a pyramid of leaflets.
Clacton on business, and a seductive smell of cigarette smoke issued from his room.
Clacton would appear until the impression of importance had been received.
Clacton opened the door, and came in, holding a typewritten letter in his hand, which he was reading aloud.
Clacton, and then Mary introduced him to Miss Hilbery, and he asked her, in a very formal manner, if she were interested "in our work.
Clacton, don't you think we should circularize the provinces with Partridge's last speech?
Clacton hastily reverted to the joke about luncheon, and explained how Mrs.
Clacton, who was not naturally observant, and he was wondering who she was; this same unlikeness had subtly stimulated Mrs.
Clacton cleared his throat and looked at each of the young ladies in turn.
Clacton then told them the substance of the joke, which, however, depended a good deal for its success upon the expression which the artist had put into the people's faces.
Clacton, meanwhile, framed a question which, after a moment's hesitation, he put to Katharine.