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Maria, 1767–1849, English novelist.
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How to use Edgeworth in a sentence
Richard Lovell Edgeworth, an English philanthropist and practical philosopher, died.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
I had forgotten there was such a person as Abbé Edgeworth, when he led a horse upon the ferry boat.
Abbé Edgeworth galloped well, keeping beside me where there was room, or riding behind where there was not.
I told Abbé Edgeworth we would dismount and tie our horses a little distance away.
I wheeled and walked across the floor from Abbé Edgeworth, and turned again and faced him.
British Dictionary definitions for Edgeworth
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Maria. 1767–1849, Anglo-Irish novelist: her works include Castle Rackrent (1800) and The Absentee (1812)
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