Definitions

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  • proper n. A female given name.

Etymologies

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From Latin dulcis ("sweet") in the 19th century, probably inspired by earlier names like Dowsabel and Spanish Dulcinea.

Examples

  • Another Track refugee, born in Emerald Valley, she had dropped out of one of America’s top colleges and moved up to L.A. to front her own rockabilly band under the name Dulcie Younger.

    High School Confidential

  • My friend who used to own the Dulcie was a painter, said Robbie.

    Kate Morton Ebook Collection

  • (Most of the profs and administration call me "Dulcie" as do all my friends and sisters)

    Women of God

  • From another, much newer file on the corner of his desk he took a second photo, a kindergarten portrait of "Dulcie" Delgado taken not long before she and her brother had come to Change.

    A Darker Place

  • Some, such as Dulcie September and others, including citizens of the

    FORWARD TO MASS ACTION FOR PEOPLE'S POWER!

  • Some, such as Dulcie September, and others, including citizens of the

    THE NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS

  • Some, such as Dulcie September, and others, including citizens of the Frontline States, have perished at the hands of the murder squads of the Pretoria regime, which has remained true to its nature as a terrorist state, bent on maintaining itself in power at all costs.

    JANUARY 8 STATEMENT - 1989

  • "Dulcie," said Mrs. Caukins, turning to a little girl who was standing beside her, listening with erected ears to her mother's questions and father's answers, "go up stairs into mother's room and see if Doosie's getting ready, there's a good girl."

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  • "Dulcie," I burst out impetuously under my breath, casting a hurried glance at the other three, who, still in conversation, did not appear to notice us.

    The Four Faces A Mystery

  • Never was such a business, in Clary's opinion; not that she had not often heard of its like -- but to happen to a kind, silly, credulous pair, such as Dulcie and Will Locke!

    Girlhood and Womanhood The Story of some Fortunes and Misfortunes

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