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[pee-ot-see; Italian pyawt-tsee]
  1. Hester Lynch. Thrale, Hester Lynch.
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Examples from the Web for piozzi

Historical Examples

  • Walpole was in a position to know all current gossip, and so was Mrs. Piozzi.

    The Valet's Tragedy and Other Stories

    Andrew Lang

  • They called her an amorous widow, and Piozzi a fortune-hunter.

  • Perhaps Scott was thinking of a passage in Mrs. Piozzi's Anec.

  • Mrs. Piozzi writes as if Johnson's censure had been passed in 1816 and not in 1774.

  • See Mrs. Piozzi's Synonymy, i. 323, for an anecdote of this walk.

British Dictionary definitions for piozzi


  1. Hester Lynch. See (Hester Lynch) Thrale
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