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Pankhurst

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

    Susan B. Anthony Alma Lutz
  • Dr. Pankhurst did not desire that I should turn myself into a household machine.

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

    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
  • As a matter of fact, Miss Pankhurst is quite in earnest about votes for women.

    All Things Considered G. K. Chesterton
  • Miss Pankhurst will be represented holding a policeman in each hand—the instruments of her martyrdom.

    All Things Considered G. K. Chesterton
  • The modern martyr of the Pankhurst type courts the absurdity without making the suffering strong enough to eclipse the absurdity.

    All Things Considered G. K. Chesterton
  • Stevens and Pankhurst came and deposited themselves on the boat's gunwale, and resisted the removal of the tubs.

British Dictionary definitions for Pankhurst

Pankhurst

/ˈpæŋkhɜːst/
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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