Christian'a

[ch = k]. The wife of Christian, who started with her children and Mercy from the “City of Destruction” long after her husband. She was placed under the guidance of Mr. Great-Heart, and went, therefore, in “silver slippers” along the thorny road (Bunyan: The Pilgrim's Progress, part ii.).

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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