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Woffington

/ˈwɒfɪŋtən/
noun
1.
Peg, full name Margaret Woffington. ?1714–60, Irish actress
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  • To his astonishment, Mrs. woffington bade the girl show the lady upstairs.

    Peg Woffington Charles Reade
  • With him he brought woffington, a young Englishman, to drive the ambulance.

    Young Hilda at the Wars Arthur Gleason
  • Mrs. woffington wrote above these words two more, "Alone and unprotected."

    Peg Woffington Charles Reade
  • "I've only got petrol enough for one trip, and then home again," said woffington.

    Young Hilda at the Wars Arthur Gleason
  • He applauded as if it had been the woffington or any other fair game.

    The Ladies E. Barrington
  • This purchase was Pompey, Mrs. woffington's little black slave.

    Peg Woffington Charles Reade
  • Mrs. woffington (his buckler from starvation) suspected him, and would distort every word that came from Mrs. Vane's lips.

    Peg Woffington Charles Reade
  • "She is not much of a lady if she does not," cried Mrs. woffington.

    Peg Woffington Charles Reade
  • Mrs. woffington withdrew her hand, as if a scorpion had touched her.

    Peg Woffington Charles Reade
  • Do you suppose I did not know Mrs. woffington was to come to us to-day?

    Peg Woffington Charles Reade

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