Partington, Mrs.

Partington, Mrs., an imaginary lady, the creation of the American humorist Shillaber, distinguished for her misuse of learned words; also another celebrity who attempted to sweep back the Atlantic with her mop, the type of those who think to stave back the inevitable.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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