quaker-ladies
noun plural Date: 1871 bluets

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  • Quaker ladies — Quaker Quak er, n. 1. One who quakes. [1913 Webster] 2. One of a religious sect founded by George {Fox}, of Leicestershire, England, about 1650, the members of which call themselves Friends. They were called Quakers, originally, in derision. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quaker-ladies — ☆ Quaker ladies [kwā′kər lā΄dēz ] pl.n. bluets …   English World dictionary

  • Quaker-ladies — melsvoji parūnė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Raudinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Houstonia caerulea), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Houstonia caerulea angl. bluets; Quaker ladies šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Quaker-ladies — /kway keuhr lay deez/, n. (used with a pl. v.) bluet (def. 1). [1870 75, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Quaker-ladies — Quak′er la dies n. pl. la•dies pln (used with a sing. or pl. v.) bluet 1) • Etymology: 1870–75, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • quaker-ladies — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun plural Usage: often capitalized Q : bluets * * * /kway keuhr lay deez/, n. (used with a pl. v.) bluet (def. 1). [1870 75, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Quaker — Quak er, n. 1. One who quakes. [1913 Webster] 2. One of a religious sect founded by George {Fox}, of Leicestershire, England, about 1650, the members of which call themselves Friends. They were called Quakers, originally, in derision. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quaker buttons — Quaker Quak er, n. 1. One who quakes. [1913 Webster] 2. One of a religious sect founded by George {Fox}, of Leicestershire, England, about 1650, the members of which call themselves Friends. They were called Quakers, originally, in derision. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quaker gun — Quaker Quak er, n. 1. One who quakes. [1913 Webster] 2. One of a religious sect founded by George {Fox}, of Leicestershire, England, about 1650, the members of which call themselves Friends. They were called Quakers, originally, in derision. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bluets — Quaker Quak er, n. 1. One who quakes. [1913 Webster] 2. One of a religious sect founded by George {Fox}, of Leicestershire, England, about 1650, the members of which call themselves Friends. They were called Quakers, originally, in derision. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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