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[gas-kuh l] /ˈgæs kəl/

Mrs (Elizabeth Cleghorn Stevenson Gaskell) 1810–65, English novelist.
Mrs. married name of Elizabeth Cleghorn Stevenson. 1810–65, English novelist. Her novels include Mary Barton (1848), an account of industrial life in Manchester, and Cranford (1853), a social study of a country village


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