Spinster

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SPINSTER. An addition given, in legal writings, to a woman who never was married. Lovel. on Wills, 269.

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The move from dance floor to piano bench indicates a conscious turning away from the young lady's social activity and toward the spinsterly office of service.
Stoddard follows this scene of domestic cannibalism with one of spinsterly bliss.
The lovely Odalie captivates the plain Rose Baker, and Rose expands her prim horizons past her drab, spinsterly apartment to a world of plush hotels, handsome men, and midnight parties.