Definition of Spinsters

1. Noun. (plural of spinster) ¹



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Definition of Spinsters

1. spinster [n] - See also: spinster

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spinsters

spinous spider crab
spinous spider crabs
spinout
spinouts
spinpolarization
spinpolarized
spins
spinster
spinsterdom
spinsterhood
spinsterhoods
spinsterish
spinsterishness
spinsterlike
spinsterly
spinsters
spinstership
spinstress
spinstresses
spinstry
spintext
spintexts
spintharicon
spinthariscope
spinthariscopes
spinto
spintos
spintronic
spintronics

Literary usage of Spinsters

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1. Vital Statistics: A Memorial Volume of Selections from the Reports and by William Farr (1885)
"Marriage-rates of Bachelors, Spinsters, Widowers, and Widows. ... Of 1000 spinsters in England 61 married, and the proportions ranged from 82 in ..."

2. The Elements of Vital Statistics by Arthur Newsholme (1889)
"Of the widowers who remarried (24407 in number), 62 per cent, married spinsters and 38 per cent, widows. Of the women married during the same year, ..."

3. Vital Statistics: A Memorial Volume of Selections from the Reports and by William Farr, Noel A. Humphreys (1885)
"Of 1000 spinsters in England 61 married, and the proportions ranged from 82 in ... ANNUAL MARRIAGE-RATE in 1851 of BACHELORS, Spinsters, WIDOWERS, ..."

4. New Zealand Official Yearbook by New Zealand Dept. of Statistics (1900)
"Divorced men and women have been classified as bachelors or spinsters : 9 ... Included amongst spinsters are thirteen married women,, and amongst the ..."

5. Household Stories, from the Collection of the Bros: Grimm by Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm (1883)
"... -Spinsters - HERE was once a girl who was lazy and would not sp'n, and her mother could not persuade her to it, do what she would. ..."

6. Old Virginia and Her Neighbours by John Fiske (1897)
"The same year, 1619, which witnessed the introduction of slaves and a House of Burgesses, saw also the arrival of a shipload of young women — spinsters ..."

7. Old Virginia and Her Neighbours by John Fiske (1900)
"The same year, 1619, which witnessed the introduction of slaves and a House of Burgesses, saw also the arrival of a shipload of young women — spinsters ..."

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