Definition of Stanhopes

1. Noun. (plural of stanhope) ¹



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Definition of Stanhopes

1. stanhope [n] - See also: stanhope

Lexicographical Neighbors of Stanhopes

standup
standup comedian
standups
stane
staned
stanekite
stanes
stanfieldite
stanford-binet test
stang
stanged
stanging
stangs
stanhope
stanhopea
stanhopes (current term)
staniel
staniels
stanine
stanines
staning
stank
stank on ice
stanks
stanleyite
stann-
stannane
stannanes
stannaries
stannary

Literary usage of Stanhopes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Great Governing Families of England by John Langton Sanford, Meredith White Townsend (1865)
"stanhopes stand at the head of all the peers of the drawing-room. Modern society has given birth to a class of magnates who are neither "of the robe" nor ..."

2. The Railways of Great Britain and Ireland Practically Described and Illustrated by Francis Whishaw (1842)
"The carriages consist of first class, second class, and third class or stanhopes. The first-class carriages are in three compartments, and fitted up in the ..."

3. A Concordance to the Works of Alexander Popeby Edwin Abbott by Edwin Abbott (1875)
"... and stanhopes noble FES ii. So Touch'd with the F. that breaks from Virtue's Shrine Perhaps by ils own ruins sav'd (тот/. ME v. ..."

4. Society in the Country House by Thomas Hay Sweet Escott (1907)
"... Slave Trade — Chevening — The stanhopes and Pitts—Chevening*s wealth of Pitt memorials— Its nineteenth-century parties and their national results— Knole ..."

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