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Little Lord Fauntleroy


from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an excessively polite and well-dressed boy


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  • Which is why gangs of roving bandits always dream of finding Little Lord Fauntleroy away from his carriage and attendants.

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  • You may remember from yesterday, the Daily News fronted a story about the graceful Lourdes Ciccone-Leon walking around a Malawian village like Little Lord Fauntleroy inspecting the slums, the natives gawping at her finery, as she and Madonna contemplated adding a little one to the troubled, glamorous brood.

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  • As a child she also appeared in local productions as Little Lord Fauntleroy, as Sir Joseph Porter in HMS Pinafore, and in the starring role in Alice in Wonderland.

    Nan Halperin.

  • Like a cross between Anna Wintour and Little Lord Fauntleroy, Chloe has not only the trendy name of a new village patron, but she sports the perfect getup, too.

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  • They are, from left to right: Mary Pickford as Little Lord Fauntleroy; Rosa Ponselle in "Norma"; Ethel Barrymore as Ophelia; and Marilyn Miller in the title role in the musical "Sunny."

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  • I read that one out loud to my children years ago, as well as The Little Princess and Little Lord Fauntleroy.

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  • Just the other day I decided to test the waters and see if anyone would debate me on the relative merits of Little Lord Fauntleroy.

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  • The Little Princess was my favorite, followed closely by Little Lord Fauntleroy.

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  • If we dared to cast one of our promising young brats in a version of Little Lord Fauntleroy, or knocked out an all-chav version of Little Women or Little House On The Prairie, there'd be economic sanctions on toy exports and Sherman tanks parked in front of Hamley's within a fortnight.

    No, Brer Fox. Don't Throw Fauntleroy In the Briar Patch! Please!

  • And while I'm sure you know this, The Secret Garden and Little Lord Fauntleroy about which no one gives a rat's ransom have the same, American, author.

    No, Brer Fox. Don't Throw Fauntleroy In the Briar Patch! Please!


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