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a female given name, form of .
Contemporary Examples

“Along came Oscar and Annette, his fabulous wife,” Mrs. Clinton said.
Fashion Designer Oscar de la Renta, American Great, Dead at 82 Tim Teeman October 20, 2014

Outside the church service Friday night, Annette Cook stood with her daughters trying to make sense of what happened.
They Saw It Coming: Life in West, Texas, After the Boom Christine Pelisek April 21, 2013

The other cast members, John Cusack and Annette Bening, were at the top of their game.
All Eyes on Anjelica Huston: The Legendary Actress on Love, Abuse, and Jack Nicholson Alex Suskind November 9, 2014

Presti’s mother, Annette, who has since become an activist for stronger sex-offender laws in Massachusetts, doesn’t much care.
The Case for Castration Tim Murphy March 25, 2009

The Daily Pic: At MoMA, Annette Kelm channels past mediocrity, and excels.
When Bad Photography’s Best Blake Gopnik October 5, 2013

Historical Examples

Annette joyfully obeyed the friendly goat, and carrying the coffee-mill they set off from the fairy’s house.
The Old-Fashioned Fairy Book Constance Cary Harrison

Annette suddenly remembered that, she also was “mad” to see it.
Cap’n Dan’s Daughter Joseph C. Lincoln

You must arm yourself with patience, dear Annette, for I have not yet finished.
Travels in the Central Parts of Indo-China (Siam), Cambodia, and Laos (Vol. 2 of 2) Henri Mouhot

“That is Mrs. Cornish, the speaker of the evening,” whispered Annette.
Cap’n Dan’s Daughter Joseph C. Lincoln

You forget this young girl who died as the result of your action, Annette Jarras.
Three Plays by Brieux Eugne Brieux


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