Quaker ladies

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Related to Quaker ladies: Houstonia caerulea, Hedyotis caerulea
(Bot.) a low American biennial plant (Houstonia cærulea), with pretty four-lobed corollas which are pale blue with a yellowish center; - also called bluets, and little innocents.

See also: Quaker

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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In another minute or two, the distant bathing machines would begin to move, and then the elderly gentlemen of regular habits and sober quaker ladies would be coming to take their salutary morning walks.

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