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Lindsay

(ˈlɪndzɪ)
n
1. (Biography) See (Sir David) Lyndsay
2. (Biography) (Nicholas) Vachel (ˈveɪtʃəl). 1879–1931, US poet; best known for General William Booth (1913) and The Congo (1914)
3. (Biography) Norman Alfred William. 1879–1969, Australian artist and writer
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Lind•say

(ˈlɪnd zi, ˈlɪn-)

n.
(Nicholas) Va•chel (ˈveɪ tʃəl) 1879–1931, U.S. poet.
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Noun1.Lindsay - United States playwright who collaborated with Russel Crouse on several musicals (1889-1931)
2.Lindsay - United States poet who traveled the country trading his poems for room and board (1879-1931)Lindsay - United States poet who traveled the country trading his poems for room and board (1879-1931)
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Miss Gertrude Lindsay, in pale sea-green, had a small head, delicate complexion, and pearly teeth.
The three went out; and Miss Wylie, left behind in disgrace, made a surpassing grimace at Miss Lindsay, who glanced back at her.
"She is disgusted with us, and no wonder," said Miss Lindsay.
"I won't write a word in the Recording Angel unless you do so first," said Miss Lindsay angrily.
"It may be fun to you," said Miss Lindsay sharply; "but it is not very creditable to me, as Miss Wilson said just now, to take a prize in moral science and then have to write down that I don't know how to behave myself.
"I don't understand you," said Miss Lindsay, haughtily.
"Little fool!" said Miss Lindsay. "The idea of our having to record in the same book with brats like that!"
"Oh, I assure you it was not for her sake that I did it," replied Miss Lindsay. "It was to prevent that Jackson girl from getting first place.
I will tickle the soles of your feet with a feather," (Miss Lindsay shuddered, and hid her feet beneath the chair) "until your hair turns white.
"I think it is only fair," said Miss Lindsay, quailing, but assuming the tone of a moralist.
"This evening Gertrude Lindsay and Jane Carpenter met me at the top of the stairs, and said they wanted to slide down the banisters and would do it if I went first.
MUM Lindsay Clark's joy at having a second child was destroyed in an instant - after doctors sterilised her during a C-Section.