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- proper n. A diminutive of Wilhelmina. Popular as a formal female given name in the 19th century.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A dialectal form of minnow.
- n. A childish word for mother.
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Not a mention of Minnie for awhile, and I was typing, deleting, retyping about Minnie, finally got it off, then I read your message about * Minnie*.
It spent another €199 on a low-pressure system and secured the name Minnie.
Mona had slightly sneered at what she termed Minnie's latest "crank," on the preceding evening, but she had been a good deal impressed by the courage and simplicity of Minnie's conduct, and in reality admired it, while she felt she could never emulate it.
Minnie is the sweetest dog, and has a supper temperment.
When the last plate was in its place they called Minnie to them and said: --
When the last plate was in its place they called Minnie to them and said:
When the hamper was packed to their satisfaction, they called Minnie back to see if they had forgotten anything.
"Minnie is very well, but the question is, how is Aleta?" he said pointedly.
I call her Minnie, not with any wish to be impertinent, but because I have forgotten her surname.
With the word Minnie was in her saddle, swung there by her lover's strong arms, and away across the levels beside him.
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