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Nesbit

[nez-bit] /ˈnɛz bɪt/
noun
1.
E(dith) 1858–1924, English children's author, novelist, and poet.
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  • "You see what you have done, Miriam," exclaimed Mrs. Nesbit.

  • "You are tired out, Mrs. Nesbit," suggested Grace with concern.

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  • He never could have lived,' said Mrs. Nesbit: 'it was much as it was with this child of Arthur's.

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  • Mrs. Nesbit burst into a passion of tears at the ingratitude of her nephews and nieces.

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  • She pushed open the door leading to Mrs. Nesbit's apartments.

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  • Their spare bed was for Mrs. Nesbit, in their own the three children were placed.

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British Dictionary definitions for Nesbit

Nesbit

/ˈnɛzbɪt/
noun
1.
E(dith). 1858–1924, British writer of children's books, including The Phoenix and the Carpet (1904) and The Railway Children (1906)
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