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  • proper n. A diminutive form of the female given name Esther.


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  • When Essie Mae Washington-Williams came forward in 2003 saying she was the illegitimate daughter Sen. Strom Thurmond (Essie is black ....

    Sanford on Wilson: 'It's time to move on'

  • Then her eyes glittered, like when Papa Che would tease her and call her Essie.


  • I was certain now that no word Essie uttered could be trusted.

    What Happened to the Baby?

  • He involuntarily recalled the Essie who had swept him into a riot of emotion -- a vivid and palpitating creature radiating the exuberance of careless health and youth.

    The Three Black Pennys A Novel

  • She says Hatty and Gatty are properly short for Harriet, and Hester should be Essie, which is much prettier.

    Out in the Forty-Five Duncan Keith's Vow

  • They've developed a treatment that is simultaneously high - and low-tech: After scientists identified a few key viral strains, volunteers such as Essie Burnworth cooked up a hypo-virulent soup in her Potomac home to inject into the cankers of affected American chestnuts.

    The mighty American chestnut tree, poised for a comeback

  • "Essie," she faltered, twisting her rings nervously, finally blurting out, "I'm afraid you'll have to go, Essie."

    The Lady Doc

  • Along w/ our recent remodel, We have over 200 OPI nail polishes as well as several hundred other colors from brands such as Essie, China glaze and Orly.

    Recent Reviews Near San Francisco, CA

  • Style. com points to some similar shades that are popping up, such as Essie's Mint Candy Apple.

  • ■ Esther "Essie" Rogers of Harrodsburg, representing the Kentucky Horse Council. Homepage


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