Definition of Little Lord Fauntleroy
1. Noun. An excessively polite and well-dressed boy.
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Literary usage of Little Lord Fauntleroy
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1. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1888)
"And to one thing I have made up my mind, and that is, I will not go to see Little Lord Fauntleroy on the stage. Even the illustrations, good as they are for ..."
2. Library of Southern Literature by John Calvin Metcalf (1909)
"'Little Lord Fauntleroy,' written three years later, is the best known of Mrs. Burnett's works. It has had an immense circulation in England and America, ..."
3. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1890)
"She again reiterates the well-circulated story that " Little Lord Fauntleroy " was modelled after a little boy of seven, the son of an English mother ..."
4. Copyright Law by Henry Albert Hinkson (1903)
"... production — Scenic effects—Dramatisation < novel—Novel founded on a play—Independent dramatis: tion of same novel — Little Lord Fauntleroy — Dram; ..."