Cinderella

Definitions

  • CINDERELLA AT HOME
    CINDERELLA AT HOME
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Cinderella a fictional young girl who is saved from her stepmother and stepsisters by her fairy godmother and a handsome prince
    • n Cinderella a woman whose merits were not been recognized but who then achieves sudden success and recognition
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Additional illustrations & photos:

CINDERELLA DRESSING HER SISTERS FOR THE BALL CINDERELLA DRESSING HER SISTERS FOR THE BALL
CINDERELLA DANCES WITH THE PRINCE CINDERELLA DANCES WITH THE PRINCE
CINDERELLA RUNS HOME AND LOSES HER SLIPPER CINDERELLA RUNS HOME AND LOSES HER SLIPPER
CINDERELLA TRIES ON THE SLIPPER CINDERELLA TRIES ON THE SLIPPER
CINDERELLA MARRIED TO THE PRINCE CINDERELLA MARRIED TO THE PRINCE
From CINDERELLA From CINDERELLA
Step Sisters and Cinderella Step Sisters and Cinderella
CINDERELLA CINDERELLA

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Cinderella is known as Rashin Coatie in Scotland, Zezolla in Italy, and Yeh-hsien in China
    • ns Cinderella a scullery-maid
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. sinder, scoriæ, slag.

Usage

In literature:

Mollie forgot her Cinderella rags as she listened.
"Lover or Friend" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
Slippers, too, are seen, and, while not of glass, are suggestive of Cinderella's tiny foot.
"Social Life" by Maud C. Cooke
Have you ever seen a picture of Cinderella's fairy godmother?
"Five Mice in a Mouse-trap" by Laura E. Richards
The next day the two sisters were at the ball, and so was Cinderella, but dressed more magnificently than before.
"Boys and Girls Bookshelf (Vol 2 of 17)" by Various
She enchanted everyone as Cinderella.
"The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by Harry Furniss
American debut of Mr. and Mrs. Wood in "Cinderella" at the Park Theatre, New York City.
"Annals of Music in America" by Henry Charles Lahee
You see, ladies, it is almost the story of Cinderella over again!
"Daughters of the Revolution and Their Times" by Charles Carleton Coffin
And why did he call you Cinderella?
"Highacres" by Jane Abbott
Cinderella's godmother could hardly have done more.
"Graham's Magazine Vol XXXIII No. 3 September 1848" by Various
It has chanced that I have been the Cinderella for his eyes.
"Marion Fay" by Anthony Trollope
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In poetry:

Where does Cinderella sleep?
By far-off day-dream river.
A secret place her burning Prince
Decks, while his heart-strings quiver.
"Parvenu" by Vachel Lindsay
Look me over, kid!
I know I’m neat, -
Little Cinderella from head to feet.
Drinks all night at Club Alabam, -
What comes next I don’t give a damn!
"Little Cinderella" by Lewis Grandison Alexander
IN narrowest girdle, O reluctant Muse,
In closest frock and Cinderella shoes,
Bound to the foot-lights for thy brief display,
One zephyr step, and then dissolve away!
"An After-Dinner Poem" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

Members of the Heart of America Youth Ballet in downtown Lee's Summit perform during a dress rehearsal Oct 16 for an upcoming ballet version of " Cinderella ," which will take place Nov 9 and 10 at the Folly Theater in Kansas City.
" Cinderella 's" music seems to wind around and around itself in spots, and in the face of its redundancies Ratmansky's ideas are stretched thin.
The Fine Arts Association presents " Cinderella " by the Lexington Ballet.
Fine Arts Association presents ' Cinderella .
Specialty Car Company Inc. Ashe County Cinderella Scholarship Pageant.
Muse, Kiss, Elizabeth Shepard and ' Cinderella .
For baseball's Cinderella , has midnight finally struck.
Gayla Fox Photography A previous performance of Cinderella by CARE.
The steps to finding the Cinderella wedding shoe.
No offense to Cinderella , but she sort of had it backwards.
Carly Rae Jepsen's viral hit song caps Cinderella -like year for B.C.
And that dream came true for dozens of little girls at Fort Frye High School Friday night as the Fort Frye Drama Department presented child-friendly performances of Disney's "Cinderella" and "Sleeping Beauty.
It looks like Cinderella is finally on her way to the ball.
Cinderella role is a fairytale for Strictly star Camilla Dallerup.
On the way home I tweet about the photos, and Peggy Orenstein, author of Cinderella Ate My Daughter , recommends a book, Packaging Girlhood: Rescuing Our Daughters from Marketers' Schemes, by Sharon Lamb and Lyn Mikel Brown.
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In science:

Special mention deserve Cinderella for its use of complex numbers methods as basis for its computations and GeoGebra , whose open source model and effective community development has resulted in a spectacular world wide distribution.
Automatic Deduction in Dynamic Geometry using Sage
The numerical approach, based on interpolation, has been followed, for instance, by the commercial systems Cinderella and Cabri.
Automatic Deduction in Dynamic Geometry using Sage
Kortenkamp (1999): The Interactive Geometry Software Cinderella.
Automatic Deduction in Dynamic Geometry using Sage
Experiments on multilingual passages of Cinderella.
Soft Uncoupling of Markov Chains for Permeable Language Distinction: A New Algorithm
Figure 2 presents such an experiment on a 1Mb text, containing four versions of the same tale (Cinderella, from the Grimm Brothers), in four languages: French, German, Spanish, and English.
Soft Uncoupling of Markov Chains for Permeable Language Distinction: A New Algorithm
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