Definition of Peartness

1. [n -ES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peartness

pearly princesses
pearly queen
pearly queens
pearly razorfish
pearly whites
pearmain
pearmains
pears
pears of anguish
pearshaped
pearst
peart
pearter
peartest
peartly
peartness
peartnesses
pearwood
pearwoods
peary
peas
peas and rice
peasant
peasant blouse
peasant revolt
peasant revolts
peasant shirt
peasanthood
peasantlike
peasantly

Literary usage of Peartness

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1. The Life of Florence Nightingale by Sarah A. Southall Tooley (1905)
"The' peartness ' ended in fever." The manners of the women to their children in many cases are greatly in need of reform, and Miss Nightingale quotes the ..."

2. Sword and Pen; Or, Ventures and Adventures of Willard Glazier ... in War and by John Algernon Owens (1883)
"There is little difference between the " peartness " of the one, and the "smartness" of the other; ..."

3. À la California: Sketch of Life in the Golden Stateby Albert S. Evans by Albert S. Evans (1873)
"Things having got a boost, there is a right smart chance of peartness goin' on." The speaker was the proprietor of a faro game, who, being anxious to ..."

4. Sword and Pen ; Or, Ventures and Adventures of Willard Glazier ... in War by John Algernon Owens (1881)
"There is little difference between the " peartness " of the one, and the "smartness " of the other; or the " high tone " of the South, and the nonchalance ..."

5. Ole Mars An' Ole Miss: By Edmund K. Goldsborough by Edmund K. Goldsborough (1900)
"... Mars Jimmy cum fum Woodstock, had his fiddle in de kerridge an' wuz full ub peartness. He wuz dribin' Robbin an' Red Bird tandy ..."

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