Definition of Dorothy Parker
1. Noun. United States writer noted for her sharp wit (1893-1967).
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Literary usage of Dorothy Parker
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1. Our American Humorists by Thomas Lansing Masson (1922)
"CHAPTER XXVI Dorothy Parker I FIRST met Dorothy Parker when she was writing ... All I know is that she is Dorothy Parker, that she lives in New York, ..."
2. Cases in Equity Pleading: Selected with Special Reference to the Subject of by Christopher Columbus Langdell (1878)
"... then Dorothy Parker (she having previously intermarried with Charles Parker, late of Runwell, in the county aforesaid, deceased) together with her said ..."
3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of the Vice Chancellor by Henry Maddock, Great Britain Court of Chancery, Thomas Charles Geldart, Thomas Plumer, John Leach (1818)
"... since deceased, as Sisters and Coheirs at Law of the said Dorothy Parker, and the said last- mentioned Charles Parker, ex parte Materna, ..."
4. Wit and Wisdom: A Public Affairs Miscellany by Colin Bingham (1982)
"GEORGE SANTAYANA Dorothy Parker ON HOLLYWOOD Famous (or notorious) for her caustic wit, Dorothy Parker often used it against film and stage stars. ..."
5. Crossover: Architecture, Urbanism, Technology by Ad Graafland, Leslie Jaye Kavanaugh, George Baird (2006)
"... pessimistic view following Dorothy Parker: 'One cannot teach old dogma new tricks.'Take for example the Les Halles design competition in Paris in 2004. ..."
6. Genealogical and Family History of the State of New Hampshire: A Record of by Ezra Scollay Stearns, William Frederick Whitcher, Edward Everett Parker, Lewis Publishing Company, Lewis publishing company, Chicago (1908)
"He grew up there and married Lydia Parker, daughter of Jonathan and Dorothy Parker. He was a farmer, and died in Litchfield. June 29, 1803. ..."
7. Genealogical Gleanings in England by Henry Fitz-Gilbert Waters (1885)
"—JTH Mrs. Dorothy Parker was the widow of the Rev. Robert Parker, the famous Puritan author. Benjamin Woodbridge, the executor who proved the will, ..."