lawn party

Origin of lawn party

First recorded in 1850–55
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Examples from the Web for lawn party

Historical Examples of lawn party

  • There were young people in the family, and one evening they gave a lawn-party for me.

    The Real Man

    Francis Lynde

  • The cheerful tumult of the lawn-party was pleasantly audible from the distance.

    Man and Wife

    Wilkie Collins

  • At a rough guess, there are forty ladies at this lawn-party.

    Man and Wife

    Wilkie Collins

  • He and his wife had exchanged cards with Lady Lundie, and had excused themselves from accepting her invitation to the lawn-party.

    Man and Wife

    Wilkie Collins

  • Did you happen to see the governess (Miss Silvester) on the day when we came here—the day of the lawn-party?

    Man and Wife

    Wilkie Collins