Quaker-ladies [kwey-ker-ley-deez] ExamplesWord Origin noun (used with a plural verb)

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Origin of Quaker-ladies An Americanism dating back to 1870–75 Examples from the Web for quaker-ladies Historical Examples of quaker-ladies

  • No; it was quaker-ladies, and they were blue as Sallys eyes.

    Peggy Owen at Yorktown

    Lucy Foster Madison

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