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lawn party

Origin of lawn party
First recorded in 1850-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • When the raspberries get ripe, our missionary society will have a lawn party in our yard, because it is very large.

  • It was no easy matter for Jack, Pepper and the others to get away early on the day the lawn party was to be held.

    The Putnam Hall Rebellion Arthur M. Winfield
  • On the day of your lawn party, I chanced to see you behind a certain rose thicket, in conversation with Arch Brookhouse.

    Out of a Labyrinth Lawrence L. Lynch
  • “Nothing, only keep you here while we enjoy that lawn party,” answered Pepper, in a disguised voice.

    The Putnam Hall Rebellion Arthur M. Winfield
  • The poor girl never knew it, for on the day of the lawn party she was buried.

    The Cromptons Mary J. Holmes
  • Well, you needn't grin so over it, Miss Superiority, or go pretending you don't wish you could go to the lawn party.

    Carl and the Cotton Gin Sara Ware Bassett
  • The crowd walked down to the lake shore and then to the place where the lawn party was in progress.

    The Putnam Hall Rebellion Arthur M. Winfield
  • Once in sight of the lawn party, she made herself walk beside him, even smile up at him.

    The Readjustment Will Irwin
  • "Mrs. Dalhousie is giving a lawn party to-night," he announced, taking a chair.

    Caravans By Night Harry Hervey
  • Summer frocks, in their airy flimsiness and gay colors are ideally fitted for the colorful background of a garden or lawn party.

    Book of Etiquette, Volume 2 Lillian Eichler Watson

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