- Mrs.Elizabeth Cleghorn Stevenson Gaskell, 1810–65, English novelist.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for gaskell
Fortunately for us all, Mrs. Gaskell was able to explain who she was, and she has just gone to her home.
"It's Mrs. Gaskell still," Smithson replied in great trepidation.
Gaskell, in the shadows of the cowled fireplace jumped in sheer alarm.The Lion's Skin
Mr. Gaskell's laws are given in his letter of November 13th, 1878.More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II
Scrambling and leaping expedition with Hallam, Doyle, and Gaskell.
- Mrs. married name of Elizabeth Cleghorn Stevenson. 1810–65, English novelist. Her novels include Mary Barton (1848), an account of industrial life in Manchester, and Cranford (1853), a social study of a country village
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012