Definitions

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  • proper n. A female given name.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the woman who guided Dante through Paradise in the Divine Comedy

Etymologies

Latin Beatrix, name of early Christian saints, from beatrix "she who makes happy". (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • BEATRICE (through translator): I'm still thankful because if they were all sick, I couldn't handle it, but it is just poor little Beatrice.

    CNN Transcript Sep 29, 2006

  • BEATRICE - A woman arrested for mixing pepper into a glass of water may also lose her job at a private home for the developmentally disabled in Beatrice.

    JournalStar.com - News Articles

  • Listen, Owen Davies, and father: Beatrice, who sits there "-- and she pointed at her with her thin hand --" _Beatrice is a scarlet woman! _ "

    Beatrice

  • Though both she and her bodyguard were unhurt, Beatrice is reported to have been "traumatized" by the incident.

    Princess Beatrice 'Traumatized' After Car Crash In London Roundabout

  • As recounted in an absorbing study — no, really — by the Harvard professor George Baker in The Journal of Finance, their predecessors had followed a well-thumbed playbook to build Beatrice from a small Nebraska creamery into a money-spinning conglomerate that sold everything from Meadow Gold dairy products to Samsonite luggage.

    Do CEOs Matter?

  • The slim hope that we'd see a thought-provoking video game allegory on sin, suicide, revenge and redemption quickly dissipated when we learned the titular soul-seeker would be recast as a scythe-wielding Crusader out to rescue Beatrice from a pervy Lucifer.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Apparently, Beatrice is too short to reach the ticket counter.

    If that’s a gagging order…? « We Don't Count Your Own Visits To Your Blog

  • Beatrice is poking my ribs with her elbow, hinting that it's time to stop blogging, reminding me that when we were Girl Scouts [or maybe Brownies] we'd sing, "There were 7 in the bed and the littlest said 'roll over, roll over,' so we all rolled over and one fell out ..."

    MISSED-CONCEPTIONS

  • Beatrice is busy writing what she calls "chick-lit erotica," so she begged me to tell you that the link she gave you last week for her book JAMES DEAN AND THE MOONLIGHT MADNESS SALE is wrong, wrong, wrong!

    May 2006

  • Worldly and ambitious, she has never envied her less attractive sister, the spirited but naïve Beatrice, until, by a quirk of fate, Beatrice is betrothed to the future Duke of Milan.

    Leonardo's Swans: Summary and book reviews of Leonardo's Swans by Karen Essex.

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  • The town in Nebraska is pronounced something like "bee-AT-riss."

    January 5, 2011