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  1. Lil·lie [lil-ee] /ˈlɪl i/, Emily Charlotte Le Bretonthe Jersey Lily, 1852–1929, English actress.
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Examples from the Web for langtry

Historical Examples

  • On his chimney-piece he had photographs of Mrs. Langtry and Mary Anderson.

    The Moon and Sixpence

    W. Somerset Maugham

  • Mrs. Langtry's effort is a painstaking one, but the effort is too apparent.

  • Mrs. Langtry's Lady Macbeth should be relegated to things which amuse.

  • Course, I ain't Mrs. Langtry, but you got to draw the line somewhurs, hain't you?

    Ewing\'s Lady

    Harry Leon Wilson

  • Mrs. Langtry, the "Jersey Lily," was the beauty and toast of the season.

    Julia Ward Howe

    Laura E. Richards

British Dictionary definitions for langtry


  1. Lillie, known as the Jersey Lily, real name Émilie Charlotte le Breton. 1852–1929, English actress, noted for her beauty and for her friendship with Edward VII
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