To better see all uses of the word
firsthand
in
Bleak House
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
firsthand
Used In
Bleak House
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • Mr. Bucket took this opportunity of entering into a little light conversation, asking me if I were afraid of fire-arms, as most young ladies were; asking Richard if he were a good shot; asking Phil Squod which he considered the best of those rifles and what it might be worth first-hand, telling him in return that it was a pity he ever gave way to his temper, for he was naturally so amiable that he might have been a young woman, and making himself generally agreeable.

  • There are no more uses of "firsthand" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • I heard this story firsthand.
  • I experienced cancer firsthand.

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading