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Social Register

the book listing the names, addresses, clubs, etc., of the principal members of fashionable society in a given city or area. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Cousin Roxy says it's better to have a private burial lot well filled with ancestors than your name in the Social Register.

    Kit of Greenacre Farm Izola Forrester
  • There's people in the world who want to know us without having looked us up in the Social Register!

    Free Air Sinclair Lewis
  • What person familiar with the Social Register could fail to know who they were?

    Sundry Accounts Irvin S. Cobb
  • The fact that he's well dressed, belongs to a good club and has his name in the Social Register doesn't affect the situation.

    By Advice of Counsel Arthur Train
  • You find in the Social Register the names of all the ladies, kind and unobservant, who have days at home.

    Paris Vistas Helen Davenport Gibbons
  • When a so-called gentleman insists on imparting information, interesting only to the Social Register, shun him!

    Etiquette Emily Post
  • Usually my wife has an almost psychic sense of such matters; but the Social Register was of no assistance in this case.

    When Winter Comes to Main Street Grant Martin Overton
  • Mr. Mavick named half a dozen, and Carmen looked for their names in the Social Register.

    That Fortune Charles Dudley Warner
  • All the adjectives in the Social Register were exhausted by the daily papers in describing Mrs. Festus Willard's dance.

    The Clarion Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • He insists that all players call him “Mr.” He says that he thinks maybe soon his name will be in the Social Register.

    Pitching in a Pinch Christy Mathewson

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