a female given name, form of .
Historical Examples

Adeline, I must order all these people out of the room, and have you to myself, or I can do nothing.’
Adeline Mowbray Amelia Alderson Opie

He was afraid it was the “Adeline Maria,” a notorious swindle.
Peak and Prairie Anna Fuller

He was older than Adeline, and a silent man, already growing to be elderly in his appearance.
A Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches Sarah Orne Jewett

But her “Adeline” reminded him that he was already committed to a safer course.
Ambrotox and Limping Dick Oliver Fleming

Meantime Adeline heard constant references to Otto (as the shepherd was called) both from her father and her waiting-women.
Hero Tales and Legends of the Rhine Lewis Spence

“It’s a little past ten, Miss,” Adeline said in a low voice that shook a little.
The Slave of Silence Fred M. White

The servant threw open the door announcing his name, and Mortimer was in the presence of Adeline.
Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 2 (of 2) John Roby

Kiss me, dear Adeline; and now let thy handmaids attire thee.
Rienzi Edward Bulwer Lytton

Glenmurray thought that he was willing to marry Adeline merely for her sake!
Adeline Mowbray Amelia Alderson Opie

Montreal’s eyes and Adeline’s met; and in that gaze Adeline forgot all her sorrows.
Rienzi Edward Bulwer Lytton

fem. proper name, from French, of Germanic origin, literally “noble” (see Adelaide).

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