E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
A noted procuress, introduced in The Minor by Foote. She also figures in Hogarths March to Finchley. Mother Douglas resided at the north-east corner of Covent Garden; her house was superbly furnished and decorated. She grew very fat, and with pious up-turned eyes used to pray for the safe return of her babes from battle. She died 1761.