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Edgeworth

[ej-wurth]
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noun
  1. Maria,1767–1849, English novelist.
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Examples from the Web for edgeworth

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  • But in Miss Edgeworth's little fable there is no fairy agency.

    De Libris: Prose and Verse

    Austin Dobson

  • Lucy is the justice's daughter in Miss Edgeworth's little chamber-drama.

  • At first there had been no definite thought of print in Mr, Edgeworth's mind.

  • I have noted that Edgeworth, Franklin, and Sismondi express the contrary.

  • Edgeworth also suggested that passengers might travel by such a mode of conveyance.

    The Iron Horse

    R.M. Ballantyne


British Dictionary definitions for edgeworth

Edgeworth

noun
  1. Maria. 1767–1849, Anglo-Irish novelist: her works include Castle Rackrent (1800) and The Absentee (1812)
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