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  • abbr. A title used before an adult female's name or surname. Usually used with the married surname.


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From mistress.


  • MRS YELVERTON BARRY: _ (Severely) _ Don't do so on any account, Mrs


  • MRS BRIDGENORTH [startled] Do you mean to say, Collins, that Mrs

    Getting Married

  • A. 's tears have flowed over each sweet sketch in such a way as would do Mrs Hs heart good to see, & if Mrs** H. could understand all Miss Austen's interest in the subject she would certainly have the kindness to publish at least four volumes more about the Flint family, & especially would give many further particulars on that part of it which Mrs** H has hitherto handled too briefly viz the history of Mary Flints marriage with Howard.

    Jane Austen's Letters To Her Sister Cassandra and Others

  • His marriage to Sarah Fairbrother was never formally recognised and so she did not receive the title Duchess of Cambridge, becoming known by the nickname Mrs FitzGeorge. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Yes, but what if the Mrs is a nurse? on March 7, 2008 at 7: 02 pm | Reply Gary


  • PS We had thoughts of sending Poor Toms Book of plays, perhaps it may not come in Mrs Flints parcel, but we will take care of it.

    Letter 305

  • And, he adds, Colin Firth a good friend of Tom Ford and John Malkovich—who created his own dandy-leaning men's label Mrs Mudd—wear suits with panache.

    Dress Like an Icon

  • To call a maiden Mrs is only a shade worse than to insult a matron with the inferior title Miss.

    “Ms.”-ing the point « Motivated Grammar

  • But names and places are familiar: Rafter Street, where Eilis walks to her first day at work in Mrs Kelly's shop; the Atheneum – currently closed for renovation – where Nancy first "got off with George Sheridan" and where Eilis is forced to accompany her to another dance only to be ignored by George's friend Jim Farrell; the cathedral on the hill.

    A life in books: Colm Tóibín

  • Whatever was the case with Bancroft's own feelings, she definitely found the anger in Mrs Robinson.

    "They become their parents"


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