- a fine wool fabric constructed in twill weave, formerly made of silk warp and worsted filling.
Origin of henrietta
- a female given name, form of Henry.
Examples from the Web for henrietta
Contemporary Examples of henrietta
It took you about a decade to research and write The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.
So she could see how the world has responded to The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.
In chronological order: When the story of Henrietta Lacks was “ripped” for an episode of Law and Order.
He said yes, there are two: a mad man named Stephen Wise and a mad woman named Henrietta Szold.The Ghost of Conferences Past
Raphael Magarik, Elisheva Goldberg
March 29, 2012
Henrietta Dystra from Hull, Iowa praised his moral convictions.Rick Santorum’s Last-Minute Crusade in Iowa
January 2, 2012
Historical Examples of henrietta
In 1642 Queen Henrietta Maria landed on whatever quay then existed.Yorkshire Painted And Described
I thought you were going to tell me something Henrietta Lamb had done to our Alice.
The reason she can't is because Henrietta Lamb hasn't invited her.
Haven't I just proved it, the way I've been going for Henrietta?
At my coming in she said, 'You see I am come to keep Henrietta company.The Memoirs of Count Grammont, Complete
fem. proper name, from French Henriette, fem. diminutive of Henri (see Henry). In late 19c. a type of light dress fabric.