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A Woman of Distinction

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"A Woman of Distinction" is a 1950 comedy film directed by Edward Buzzell.

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Film (1991)

by James Monaco

A Woman of Distinction 1950 (p); The Harlem Globetrotters 1951 (p); Saturday's ...

Google previewThe school etymological dictionary and word-book. (Chiefly an abridgment) [of Etymological and pronouncing dictionary]. (1872)

by James Stormonth

a woman of distinction or ...

Google previewWalker Remodelled. A New Critical Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1836)

by Benjamin Humphrey Smart

A woman of distinction, correlative to Lord; the proper title of any woman whose husband is not of lower rank than a knight, or who is the daughter of a nobleman not lower than an earl; as a common name without being a title, it is given to ...

Google previewAn American Dictionary of the English Language (1846)

by Noah Webster

A woman of distinction.—Originally, the title of Lady was given to the daughters of earls and others in high rank, but by custom, the title belongs to any woman of genteel education. 2. A word of complaisance; ...

Google previewThe royal dictionary-cyclopædia, for universal reference, compiled under the direction of T. Wright (1862)

by Thomas Wright

J A woman of distinction. Originally the word was only applied to the wives and daughters of nobles and others in high rank, but by custom, any woman of genteel manners and good education is said to be a lady; a word of complaisance, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1832)

Intended to Exhibit: I. The Origin and the Affinities of Every English Word ... II. The Orthography and the Pronunciation of Words ... III. Accurate and Discriminating Definitions of Technical and Scientific Terms ... To which are Prefixed an Introductory Dissertation on the Origin, History, and Connection of the Languages of Western Asia and of Europe and a Concise Grammar, Philosophical and Practical, of the English Language by Noah Webster

A woman of distinction. Originally, the title of lady was given to the daughters of earls and others in high rank, ...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

Luke's gospel, but a woman of distinction and excellent character, who for a while laboured under bodily indisposition, which our Lord miraculously healed ; and that, ...

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