Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See Long Eliza.

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  • proper noun A female given name, popular in the 19th century.

Etymologies

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Shortened from Elizabeth.

Examples

  • CHAPTER EIGHT eliza was glad, when she saw Estelle, that she had got back into uniform again, for the little grey wool dress would have been entirely eclipsed by that young lady's long crepe gown, an expensive garment, thought Eliza, running an experienced female eye over it, beautifully cut but far too low in the neck for those regrettable salt-cellars.

    You Don't Take Names

  • She was gazing at the brooch with an expression Eliza had never seen before.

    The Forgotten Garden

  • Nell had checked every ship that left London for Maryborough in late 1913 but the name Eliza Makepeace appeared on none of them.

    The Forgotten Garden

  • She was gazing at the brooch with an expression Eliza had never seen before.

    The Forgotten Garden

  • She was gazing at the brooch with an expression Eliza had never seen before.

    The Forgotten Garden

  • Nell had checked every ship that left London for Maryborough in late 1913 but the name Eliza Makepeace appeared on none of them.

    The Forgotten Garden

  • Nell had checked every ship that left London for Maryborough in late 1913 but the name Eliza Makepeace appeared on none of them.

    The Forgotten Garden

  • Nell had checked every ship that left London for Maryborough in late 1913 but the name Eliza Makepeace appeared on none of them.

    The Forgotten Garden

  • She was gazing at the brooch with an expression Eliza had never seen before.

    The Forgotten Garden

  • Nell had checked every ship that left London for Maryborough in late 1913 but the name Eliza Makepeace appeared on none of them.

    Kate Morton Ebook Collection

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