Minnie


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Minnie

plays poker to save Jack Johnson’s life. [Ital. Opera: Puccini, Girl of the Golden West, Westerman, 361]

Minnie

female saloonkeeper in mining town; never been kissed. [Ital. Opera: Puccini, Girl of the Golden West, Westerman, 360–361]
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On a pinch, Minnie herself could take a wheel, and it was on pinches that she proved herself more dependable at steering than did the native sailors.
Calling each by name, Minnie gave the presents out, accompanying each presentation with some happy remark that added to the glee.
Minnie Duncan started, then glanced at her husband's immobile face, took the cue, and remained silent.
Minnie Andrews is a very nice little girl--although she has no imagination--but after having been Diana's busum friend I cannot be Minnie's.
Perhaps Anne caught something of the "model" spirit from Minnie Andrews; at least she got on very well with Mr.
As you said we could make a little trip of it, and go over together, if it was done, Minnie and me - and you.
Minnie stayed behind to fold up what they had made, and pack it in two baskets.
That's right, Minnie, go for her--get her over the shins with the racquet--get her over the shins
Freddy possessed to a high degree the power of lashing little girls to fury, and in half a minute he had transformed Minnie from a well-mannered child into a howling wilderness.
She wasn't there, but Minnie, who is a little old woman, introduced me very prettily.
Bhaer down on his hands and knees, with Tina on his back, Kitty leading him with a jump rope, and Minnie feeding two small boys with seedcakes, as they roared and ramped in cages built of chairs.
Polly did not return to her favorite walk till she learned from Minnie that "Uncle" had really left town, and then she found that his friendly company and conversation was what had made the way so pleasant after all.