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Gaskell

[gas-kuh l]
noun
  1. Mrs.Elizabeth Cleghorn Stevenson Gaskell, 1810–65, English novelist.
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Historical Examples of gaskell

  • Fortunately for us all, Mrs. Gaskell was able to explain who she was, and she has just gone to her home.

    Within the Law

    Marvin Dana

  • "It's Mrs. Gaskell still," Smithson replied in great trepidation.

    Within the Law

    Marvin Dana

  • Gaskell, in the shadows of the cowled fireplace jumped in sheer alarm.

    The Lion's Skin

    Rafael Sabatini

  • Mr. Gaskell's laws are given in his letter of November 13th, 1878.

  • Scrambling and leaping expedition with Hallam, Doyle, and Gaskell.


British Dictionary definitions for gaskell

Gaskell

noun
  1. Mrs. married name of Elizabeth Cleghorn Stevenson. 1810–65, English novelist. Her novels include Mary Barton (1848), an account of industrial life in Manchester, and Cranford (1853), a social study of a country village
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