Scarlett

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Scarlett

  1. An occupational surname for a dyer or seller of (scarlet) fabric.
  2. A female given name transferred from the surname; in general use since 1936.

Quotations[edit]

  • 1854 Alfred Tennyson: The Charge of the Heavy Brigade at Balaclava:
    For Scarlett and Scarlett's three hundred were riding by
    When the points of the Russian lances arose in the sky;
  • 1936 Margaret Mitchell: Gone With the Wind: Chapter III:
    'There now, Scarlett! You admit it is true. What would you be doing with a husband like Ashley? 'Tis moonstruck they all are, all the Wilkes.'

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