Any of several placenames in England and Scotland. (proper-noun)
An English and Scottish habitational surname from these places. (proper-noun)
A male given name transferred from the surname. (proper-noun)
Examples of word Thornton
BILLY BOB THORNTON (credited as W.R. "Bud" Thornton on the Boxmasters record)
Drawing from my experience, what I see in Thornton is some of Steve Yzerman's desire to be the best.
Joe Thornton is certainly under the gun, as he has never performed well in the postseason, but the Sharks would be doing a disservice to lay the entire blame for this failure on Thornton's shoulders.
LHP Matt Thornton is coming off a series against Toronto in which the reliever recorded 11 strikeouts in 4 2/3 innings pitched, but that doesn't mean he is the obvious choice to close out games for the Sox in the wake of Bobby Jenks 'struggles.
Another of my suggestions was Imagining Argentina by Lawrence Thornton is a good novel (another favorite of mine).