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lawn party

Origin of lawn party
1850-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Did you happen to see the governess (Miss Silvester) on the day when we came here—the day of the lawn-party?

    Man and Wife Wilkie Collins
  • There were young people in the family, and one evening they gave a lawn-party for me.

    The Real Man Francis Lynde
  • You must know that I went to her privately, as Geoffrey's messenger, on the day of the lawn-party at Windygates.

    Man and Wife Wilkie Collins
  • The cheerful tumult of the lawn-party was pleasantly audible from the distance.

    Man and Wife Wilkie Collins
  • He and his wife had exchanged cards with Lady Lundie, and had excused themselves from accepting her invitation to the lawn-party.

    Man and Wife Wilkie Collins
  • At a rough guess, there are forty ladies at this lawn-party.

    Man and Wife Wilkie Collins
  • Anne had made her escape from Windygates on the occasion of the lawn-party—that is to say, on the fourteenth of August.

    Man and Wife Wilkie Collins
  • Mrs. Roseveldt gave a lawn-party at the beginning of the season to organize a tennis club.

    Witch Winnie Elizabeth W. Champney

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