Definitions

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  • adj. Of or relating to the Apostle Paul, his writings, his doctrines, and the form of Christianity that arose from them.
  • proper n. A female given name.

Etymologies

From French Pauline, in turn from Latin Paulina; in regular use since the nineteenth century. (Wiktionary)
From Paul + -ine. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Neither Antoine Perry nor Isaac Nixon played particularly well in Pauline's absence, and they will be the guys competing for the starting job next season.

    Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference

  • Pauline is an exceptional teacher, musician, singer and composer.

    Tommy Rosen: The 33 Yoga Classes You Have to Hit If You Find Yourself in West L.A.

  • Another site that distinguished itself during the crisis of Hurricane Pauline is Acapulco Travel Net.

    Tourism Mexico links part 2

  • I called Pauline from a pay phone, but I got voice mail and couldn't bear to leave a message.

    Hi-Ya!

  • Those who study right-wing Christianity are often struck by the materialism, the lust for power, the appeal, in Pauline terms, not to the fruits of the Spirit but to the flesh.

    Is That Legal?: religion Archives

  • There was a big boy in Pauline's class called Ned Grant, whom I liked.

    Aleta Dey

  • "And the lies they tell," put in Pauline, "you can't believe a word of their reports."

    Aleta Dey

  • She asked me if the lady was my wife, and on my replying in the affirmative she called Pauline her “dear mamma,” which made “dear mamma” laugh merrily.

    The memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

  • She asked me if the lady was my wife, and on my replying in the affirmative she called Pauline her "dear mamma," which made "dear mamma" laugh merrily.

    The Complete Memoirs of Jacques Casanova

  • Trying to trace Roger and Jean Paine, who lived in Jocketts Road in Hemel and moved to Adelaide in 1972 (ish). 3 children, one boy, 2 girls (one called Pauline).

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