- the queen of Ahasuerus who was banished for refusing to appear before the king's guests. Esther 1:9–22.
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The one sitting in the chair, with curls and flowers, is Vashti Ann.Five Mice in a Mouse-trap
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"Turn actress, and immortalize your name," said Sister Vashti, striking an attitude.The Universal Reciter
Vashti, however, seemed to mistake his astonishment, for she frowned.
Vashti prised at a loose stone from the wall with the point of her sunshade.
Vashti eyed the child curiously for a moment before answering.
- Old Testament the wife of the Persian king Ahasuerus: deposed for refusing to display her beauty before his guests (Esther 1–2)Douay spelling: Vasthi
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