white lady


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white lady

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1. (Brewing) a cocktail consisting of gin, Cointreau, and lemon juice
2. (Brewing) informal Austral methylated spirits as a drink, sometimes mixed with shoe polish or other additives
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Anne was safe, and a wee, white lady, with her mother's big eyes, was lying beside her.
Miss Cornelia took the wee, white lady from the kindly but stranger hands of the nurse, and dressed the tiny waxen form in the beautiful dress Leslie had made for it.
There is a legend that a white lady is seen in one of the windows.
He is, I am afraid, a very sceptical person, for when I asked him about the bells at sea and the White Lady at the abbey he said very brusquely,"I wouldn't fash masel' about them, miss.
There's a white lady walks along the brook just about this time of the night and wrings her hands and utters wailing cries.
I'm not afraid of the White Lady or the headless man or the skeletons, but I wish I had never imagined that baby's ghost into existence.
As the green and white lady took leave of the Princess she gave her a nut, desiring her only to open it in the most urgent need.
All the details of his coming into and going out of the palace--on the night when he introduced himself in the character of an Italian fortune teller--you will tell him, that he may not doubt the correctness of my information; that he had under his cloak a large white robe dotted with black tears, death's heads, and crossbones--for in case of a surprise, he was to pass for the phantom of the White Lady who, as all the world knows, appears at the Louvre every time any great event is impending.
THE WHITE LADY OF PRESTATYN Possibly the most famous and regularly reported ghost tale in north Wales.
There are also stories of the White lady, whose son disappeared after falling into a pit of water.
Liverpool paranormal writer Tom Slemen says Speke Hall is haunted by a white lady, a see-through Victorian gardener, a ghostly priest who dates from the era of Cromwell, the solid-looking phantom of a priest who dates back to the 1930s and, believe it or not - a werewolf-like beast.
Legend says it's haunted by the ghost of Wilful Warrender, also known as The White Lady.