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  • Miss Loriner wanted a small fan, and searching the hand-bag which she had brought, first looked puzzled, and then became enlightened.

    Love at Paddington

  • Loriner became united; were Gertie to send a small white box containing sugared cake after, the newspapers announced this fashionable wedding, the effect of the gift would be marred.

    Love at Paddington

  • Miss Loriner accompanied her to make investigations, and, switching on the electric light, pointed out that the maid had unpacked the bag -- the articles were on the dressing-table, and hanging up in the wardrobe.

    Love at Paddington

  • "Miss Loriner," he said to Gertie, with signs of reluctance.

    Love at Paddington

  • For the change from - n to - m we may compare Lorimer for Loriner, a bridle-maker, belonging ultimately to Lat. lorum, "the reyne of a brydle" (Cooper).

    The Romance of Names

  • a car waiting, "he went on, addressing Miss Loriner;" could you manage to come now?

    Love at Paddington

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  • English occupational surname. A loriner was a maker of bits, spurs and other small metal articles. Also, lorimer, which see.

    October 7, 2011