Winthrop

[win-thruh p]
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noun


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  • Mistress Winthrop looked up—a sudden, almost scared glance it was.

    The Lion's Skin

    Rafael Sabatini

  • Mistress Winthrop's eyes were lowered; her cheeks were scarlet.

    The Lion's Skin

    Rafael Sabatini

  • "Mistress Winthrop," he resumed, with an entire change of voice.

    The Lion's Skin

    Rafael Sabatini

  • Miss Winthrop paused to readjust a pin and the angle of her hat.

    The Wall Street Girl

    Frederick Orin Bartlett

  • Miss Winthrop, now thoroughly warm, began to prepare her supper.

    The Wall Street Girl

    Frederick Orin Bartlett


British Dictionary definitions for winthrop

Winthrop

noun

John. 1588–1649, English lawyer and colonist, first governor of the Massachusetts Bay colony: the leading figure among the Puritan settlers of New England
his son, John. 1606–76, English lawyer and colonist; a founder of Agawan (now Ipswich), Massachusetts; governor of Connecticut
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