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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbluestockingblue‧stock‧ing /ˈbluːˌstɒkɪŋ $ -ˌstɑː-/ noun [countable] British English  SEWOMANa woman who is more interested in ideas and studying than in parties, men etc – sometimes used to show disapproval
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bluestockingThe bluestocking pair dispensed eccentricity and cheer.Unfortunately Anthony usually chose college friends and Nigel didn't really take to bluestocking women.
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