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Kilvert

noun
  1. Francis. 1840–79, British clergyman and diarist. His diary (published 1938–40) gives a vivid account of life in the Welsh Marches in the 1870s
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Historical Examples

  • I put your letter away for some time till Mrs. Kilvert sent me upstairs for my gloves.

    Story of My Life, volumes 1-3

    Augustus J. C. Hare

  • "I will lead your honour to his chamber," replied Kilvert, now still more alarmed.

    Boscobel: or, the royal oak

    William Harrison Ainsworth

  • I am going to take Elim out to lunch at Mrs. Kilvert's at Coyoacan, and must now get ready.

    Diplomatic Days

    Edith O'Shaughnessy