noun Chiefly British.
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Mrs. Wurzel was quite right; they had been supplied, regardless of cost, from Messrs. Rochet and Stole's well-known establishment.
Old Mrs. Wurzel and the buxom but not too well-favoured heiress of the house of Grains were at the head of the table.
Vicars' wives had come and gone, but all had submitted, some after a brief struggle, to old Mrs. Wurzel's sway.
But these hidden passions were before young farmer Wurzel, in his blue tie and white hat, had proposed to her.
Old Mrs. Wurzel turned confidentially to the vicar's wife and said, "Is her engagement generally known?"