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lawn party

noun
Origin of lawn party
1850-1855
First recorded in 1850-55
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  • "Mrs. Dalhousie is giving a lawn party to-night," he announced, taking a chair.

    Caravans By Night Harry Hervey
  • 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
  • After the refreshments came more games and some singing, and it was nine o'clock before the lawn party came to an end.

    Dave Porter at Star Ranch Edward Stratemeyer
  • “Nothing, only keep you here while we enjoy that lawn party,” answered Pepper, in a disguised voice.

    The Putnam Hall Rebellion Arthur M. Winfield
  • And the others agreed this must be so; and all voted to stop at the ice-house on the way to the lawn party.

    The Putnam Hall Rebellion Arthur M. Winfield
  • 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
  • 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
  • Each had brushed up as much as possible and started hurriedly for the place where the lawn party was in progress.

    The Putnam Hall Rebellion Arthur M. Winfield
  • And then following close upon that happy occasion, Miss Massey invited her pupils to a "lawn party."

    Suzanna Stirs the Fire Emily Calvin Blake
  • "I'll be very careful with the dress, mother," Suzanna promised on the day of the lawn party.

    Suzanna Stirs the Fire Emily Calvin Blake

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