blue-stocking

[ bloo-stok-ing ]SEE DEFINITION OF blue-stocking
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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; perhaps an agnostic.

For such a blue-stocking, Letitia was doing wonders, it seemed to me.

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.

See what it is to be a blue-stocking and have a love of letter-writing!

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