Ancaster



a town in S Ontario, in S Canada.
Historical Examples

The largest place we passed was Ancaster, very prettily situated among pastures and rich woods, and rapidly improving.
Sketches in Canada, and rambles among the red men Anna Brownell Jameson

She held the infant of one of her relations at the font, on the Sunday that Mr. Hall visited the church at Ancaster.
Travels in North America, From Modern Writers William Bingley

She looked pensively down when she had finished it, and before she broke silence, a page came to announce the Duchess of Ancaster.
The Diary and Letters of Madame D’Arblay, Vol. 1 (of 3) Fanny Burney

Ancaster once gave the title of Duke to the head of the Bertie family, but that Dukedom is now extinct.
Curiousities of Great Britain: England and Wales Delineated Vol. 1 Thomas Dugdale

In 1824, the mails were conveyed the same distance, via Ancaster, in three days.
Toronto of Old Henry Scadding

The mother died at Ancaster, on her way thither, having wished the bread and butter she ate might choak her if she was guilty.
Curiousities of Great Britain: England and Wales Delineated Vol. 1 Thomas Dugdale

Sign and freehold have now descended to the Earl of Ancaster.
The Old Inns of Old England, Volume II (of 2) Charles G. Harper

She then took her seat in one of the carriages with the two Duchesses of Ancaster and Hamilton.
Agnes Strickland’s Queens of England, Vol. III. (of III) Rosalie Kaufman

Duchess of Ancaster and Lady Harcourt stood behind the chairs of the queen and the princess royal.
The Diary and Letters of Madame D’Arblay, Vol. 1 (of 3) Fanny Burney

Joan died at Ancaster, on her way thither, by wishing the bread and butter she ate might choak her if guilty.
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 20, Issue 564, September 1, 1832 Various

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