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[hil-duh] /ˈhɪl də/

a female given name: from a Germanic word meaning “maid of battle.”.

fem. proper name, German, literally “battle-maid,” from fem. of Old High German hild “war, battle,” from Proto-Germanic *hildiz “battle,” from PIE *keldh-, from root *kel- “to strike, cut.”


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