Definitions

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  • proper n. A female given name.

Etymologies

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Latin Drusilla, feminine diminutive form of the gens name Drusus.

Examples

  • Giles: Um, she's called Drusilla, a sometime paramour of Spike's.

    Making Light: Scholarly works to avoid citing at all costs

  • They say when we have passed over the river that the things of this world will no longer interest us; but, Drusilla, that is not true.

    Drusilla with a Million

  • "Drusilla" -- you'd never suspect what he was up to -- "we all favor your voice in the ditty of My Son John.

    Blue Ridge Country

  • But when her husband says she found "Drusilla," a fictional character an over-the-top evil crazy vampire one, at that, to be a role model...it highlights what could be a real problem.

    Snark Blocker: Buffy Season 8 #10 | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

  • And Robert, standing, in a deep voice answered: "Drusilla," borrowing quite unconsciously Suzanna's way of name, "Drusilla, I have taken upon myself this day the great responsibility of a woman's happiness --" he paused and bent a look of ineffable tenderness upon his wife -- "and please God I shall keep that responsibility while life lasts."

    Suzanna Stirs the Fire

  • "Drusilla," he said before them all, "do you care as much as that?"

    The Tin Soldier

  • "Drusilla," she said (if I have not already mentioned that my Christian name is Drusilla, permit me to mention it now), "you are touching quite innocently, I know -- on a very distressing subject."

    The Moonstone

  • And the new leader is a woman who looks an awful lot like Harley Quinn with a Drusilla makeover.

    June « 2009 « Axiom's Edge Science Fiction and Fantasy

  • I can't bring myself to think of her as a he so Drusilla it remains.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Drusilla Modjeska – I loved, loved, loved The Orchard when I read it almost a year ago, and then I went around and bought whatever I could find by Modjeska.

    Reading Plans « Tales from the Reading Room

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