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[pangk-hurst] /ˈpæŋk hɜrst/
Christabel Harriette, 1880–1958, English suffragist leader (daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst).
Emmeline (Goulden)
[gool-dn] /ˈgul dn/ (Show IPA),
1858–1928, English suffragist leader. Unabridged
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  • We've got Mrs. Pankhurst here and the Police daren't raid us; they're so afraid of 'Army.'

    Mrs. Warren's Daughter Sir Harry Johnston
  • Mrs. Pankhurst heard Miss Anthony speak in Manchester in 1904.

    Susan B. Anthony Alma Lutz
  • If one compares her achievement to that of Mrs. Pankhurst, one sees that the latter is startingly social in its nature.

  • Dr. Pankhurst did not desire that I should turn myself into a household machine.

    My Own Story Emmeline Pankhurst
  • They were devoted to Mrs. Pankhurst, and she and her daughters were the people almost wholly responsible.

  • As a matter of fact, Miss Pankhurst is quite in earnest about votes for women.

    All Things Considered G. K. Chesterton
  • That Miss Pankhurst and her family should show their faith in the cause by suffering in the way suggested by Mr. Punch.

  • Miss Pankhurst will be represented holding a policeman in each hand—the instruments of her martyrdom.

    All Things Considered G. K. Chesterton
  • Dr. Pankhurst was a popular candidate, and unquestionably would have been returned but for the opposition of the Home-Rulers.

    My Own Story Emmeline Pankhurst
British Dictionary definitions for Pankhurst


Dame Christabel. 1880–1958, English suffragette
her mother, Emmeline. 1858–1928, English suffragette leader, who founded the militant Women's Social and Political Union (1903)
Sylvia, daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst. 1882–1960, English suffragette and pacifist
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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