Beale



noun
Dorothea. 1831–1906, British schoolmistress, a champion of women’s education and suffrage. As principal of Cheltenham Ladies’ College (1858–1906) she introduced important reforms
Contemporary Examples

beale Street drew them, it has been said, “like a lodestone.”
Stanley Booth on the Life and Hard Times of Blues Genius Furry Lewis Stanley Booth June 6, 2014

beale resigned in April, after learning that he was under federal investigation.
The EPA’s Million-Dollar Con Man Michelle Cottle December 17, 2013

beale was sentenced to 32 months in federal prison on Wednesday in Washington.
The EPA’s Million-Dollar Con Man Michelle Cottle December 17, 2013

We walked back to the car and drove down beale Street, past the faded blocks of pawnshops, liquor stores and poolrooms.
Stanley Booth on the Life and Hard Times of Blues Genius Furry Lewis Stanley Booth June 6, 2014

A dirty red dog stands at the corner of beale and Hernando, sniffing the air.
Stanley Booth on the Life and Hard Times of Blues Genius Furry Lewis Stanley Booth June 6, 2014

Historical Examples

Anon La beale Isoud came unto him, and either saluted other; then she asked him of whence that he was.
Le Morte D’Arthur, Volume II (of II) Thomas Malory

Huggins’s is far better than theirs; but, by great odds, beale’s is the best.
Moby Dick; or The Whale Herman Melville

Mr. beale begged of all likely foot-passengers, but he noted that the “nipper” no longer “stuck it on.”
Harding’s luck E. [Edith] Nesbit

“I’m afraid you’re rather lonely, Mrs. beale,” said the girl sympathetically.
The Clue of the Twisted Candle Edgar Wallace

Thus when the Puritans got the upper hand, beale and his College were the subject of their displeasure.
St. John’s College, Cambridge Robert Forsyth Scott

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