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a female given name, form of Elizabeth.
Contemporary Examples

Blues Musicians in Unmarked Graves Are Finally Getting Some Respect Malcolm Jones January 11, 2014
Red Tails Overlooks the Story of America’s First Black Pilots Marc Wortman January 15, 2012
How Insane Is the Beer Summit? Stanley Crouch July 29, 2009
Eyewitness to the Firing Squad Lawrence Schiller April 24, 2010

Historical Examples

The Cruise of the Make-Believes Tom Gallon
A Prisoner of Morro Upton Sinclair
Lady Barbarina Henry James
Freaks of Fortune Oliver Optic
One Day More Joseph Conrad
Freaks of Fortune Oliver Optic


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  • Windsor

    (since 1917) a member of the present British royal family. Compare Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (def 1). Duke of, Edward VIII. Wallis Warfield, Duchess of (Bessie Wallis Warfield Spencer Simpson) 1896–1986, U.S. socialite: wife of Edward VIII of England, who abdicated the throne to marry her. Official name Windsor and Maidenhead. a city in E Berkshire, in S […]

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