Why, it takes all the fun out of life to be a blue-stocking!
I never meant you were a blue-stocking, dear, so don't look vexed.
Yes; but you mustnt think that Katherine is a blue-stocking.
Meanwhile we have lost sight of our blue-stocking friend, Mdlle.
I suspected she had no children and had made herself a blue-stocking.
A blue-stocking, a theologian in petticoats; ...