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Little Women

noun
1.
a novel (1868) by Louisa May Alcott.
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  • The aspen groves, on the other hand, seem like the haunts of Little Women.

  • It was the Little Women Piskeys who were the busiest workers.

  • I find that I am the only girl in college who was nt brought up on Little Women.

    Daddy Long-Legs Jean Webster
  • These little stories are in every way worthy of the author of "Little Women."

  • Here the little woman is allowed to invite other Little Women, her playmates.

    Old Indian Days [AKA Ohiyesa], Charles A. Eastman
  • On his return he loved to tell how he was welcomed as the "grandfather of 'Little Women.'"

    Louisa May Alcott Louisa May Alcott
  • The success of "Little Women" was not confined to this country.

    Louisa May Alcott Louisa May Alcott
  • "Little Women" often toasted with more praise than was good for me.

    Louisa May Alcott Louisa May Alcott
  • Big men like Mr. Beckett always do to Little Women like Mrs. Beckett.

    Everyman's Land C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
Little Women in Culture

Little Women definition


(1868–1869) A novel by Louisa May Alcott, about four sisters growing up in New England in the nineteenth century. The sequel, Little Men, was published in 1871.

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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