quaker-ladies

plural noun

quak·​er-la·​dies ˌkwā-kər-ˈlā-dēz How to pronounce quaker-ladies (audio)
: bluets

Word History

First Known Use

1871, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of quaker-ladies was in 1871

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Cite this Entry

“Quaker-ladies.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quaker-ladies. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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