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Beeton

noun
  1. Isabella Mary, known as Mrs Beeton . 1836–65, British cookery writer, author of The Book of Household Management (1861)
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Examples from the Web for beeton

Historical Examples

  • Beeton, did Mr. Heldar dine out at all while I was out of town?

    The Works of Rudyard Kipling: One Volume Edition

    Rudyard Kipling

  • Here's a hundred—all that I got for my furniture from Beeton.

  • I know Beeton's wearing his shirt on his back to-day just as well as if I'd aired it.

    The Light That Failed

    Rudyard Kipling

  • Mrs. Beeton must have been the finest housekeeper in the world.

    A Duet

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • Therefore, Mr. Beeton must have been the happiest and most comfortable man.

    A Duet

    Arthur Conan Doyle


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