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Betty. Baroness. born 1929, British politician; speaker of the House of Commons (1992–2000)
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  • Matilda wrote to her sister, Mrs. boothroyd, whose husband was employed at the municipal gasworks, and sent her a pass.

    Old Mole Gilbert Cannan
  • The boothroyd family only knew of Matildas disaster and nothing of her subsequent history.

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  • Mrs. boothroyd seized Old Mole by the hand and shook it warmly, while she giggled with excitement.

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  • When she saw Mrs. boothroyd she gave a cry of delight, rushed to her and flung her arms round her neck and kissed her.

    Old Mole Gilbert Cannan
  • Dr. boothroyd renders one of the foregoing passages, "the large, fat tail entire, taken clear to the rump."

    Domestic Animals Richard L. Allen
  • Dr. boothroyd, a Congregationalist minister of England, published another translation.

    Ancient and Modern Celebrated Freethinkers Charles Bradlaugh, A. Collins, and J. Watts

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