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    The Dovelies

    Hi all,

    Mss. Emma Wedgwood (Darwin's wife) and her sister Fanny were known as the «Dovelies»
    What does the nickname mean?
    Is it something like "little doves" or "doves-like"?
    They were the youngest in the Wedgwood family, does it help?

    Thank You

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    Re: The Dovelies

    It's a combination (portmanteau) of lovlies and doves. Portmanteau - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    Re: The Dovelies

    Quote Originally Posted by mykwyner View Post
    It's a combination (portmanteau) of lovlies and doves. Portmanteau - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Fine,

    Thank You, mykwyner!

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