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Pankhurst

[pangk-hurst]
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noun
  1. Christabel Harriette,1880–1958, English suffragist leader (daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst).
  2. Emmeline (Goul·den) [gool-dn] /ˈgul dn/, 1858–1928, English suffragist leader.
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  • Mrs. Pankhurst heard Miss Anthony speak in Manchester in 1904.

  • I think, Mrs. Pankhurst, you now understand the way it is put?

    My Own Story

    Emmeline Pankhurst

  • Dr. Pankhurst did not desire that I should turn myself into a household machine.

    My Own Story

    Emmeline Pankhurst

  • The cry went up from all sides: "They are arresting Mrs. Pankhurst!"

    My Own Story

    Emmeline Pankhurst

  • Its mind was fully prepared by the Pankhurst literature for insult.

    What is Coming?

    H. G. Wells


British Dictionary definitions for pankhurst

Pankhurst

noun
  1. Dame Christabel. 1880–1958, English suffragette
  2. her mother, Emmeline. 1858–1928, English suffragette leader, who founded the militant Women's Social and Political Union (1903)
  3. Sylvia, daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst. 1882–1960, English suffragette and pacifist
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