It would have pleased Richard best to have had her remain a spinster.
“You can deal with the maid betwixt you two,” pursued the spinster.
Her own idea was that, if she lived long enough, she would become a spinster.
Spinner and spinster are the only pair of such words, which still survive.
My quaint New England spinster is gone and with her all the point of my playlet.
He was a bachelor, she a spinster; she had money, and he position.
And she gave the spinster an encouraging pat on her shoulder.
The spinster's eyes filled with tears when she first saw Nancy.
He had married Lillian Garner, who was described as a spinster.
“Where, now, Major Frank has the command,” put in the spinster.