Definition of Gaskell, Mrs. Elizabeth in English:

Gaskell, Mrs. Elizabeth

proper noun

  • (1810–65), English novelist; full name Mrs. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. An active humanitarian from a Unitarian background, she wrote "Mary Barton" (1848), "Cranford" (1853), and "North and South" (1855), which display her interest in social concerns. She also wrote a biography (1857) of her friend Charlotte Brontë.

Pronunciation:

Gaskell, Mrs. Elizabeth

/ˈɡaskəl/