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Her case is complicated with literature; she is the old Blue-Stocking darned anew.

The lady had once visited the metropolis of Canada, and seemed desirous of acting the part of a blue-stocking.

She was a bit of a blue-stocking and dabbled in theology and philosophy.

There was nothing of the blue-stocking or the doctrinaire about her.

Nan was sitting at the window inside, knitting her stent on a blue stocking.


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On this page you'll find 54 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to blue-stocking, such as: accomplished, civilized, cultivated, educated, enlightened, and erudite.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.