Definitions

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  • proper n. A female given name.

Etymologies

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French form the saints' name Eulalia, from Ancient Greek "sweetly speaking".

Examples

  • Drink-without-Thirst, dipped his finger in it whilst conversing and wrote a woman's name -- "Eulalie" -- in big letters.

    L'Assommoir

  • His mother, Eulalie Hermance van den Wall Bake, is Dutch but was born in Indonesia in 1936.

    Vote Clegg Get Brown

  • Like Roderick Spode, one only has to murmur “Eulalie” to them and they collapse in a heap.

    So there’s only one thing for it. We must send for Jeeves.

  • No prizes - not even for the bright pupils of Market Snodsbury Grammar School - for guessing that Spode was one and Eulalie the other.

    John Terry’s sacking as England captain tells us something interesting...

  • I also had charge of the car for Princess Eulalie of Spain, when she was the guest of Chicago during the World's Fair.

    George Mortimer Pullman

  • To be specific, I was the chief investor in a pretty, bony dancer named Eulalie.

    'The Black Tower'

  • I learned after a time that the money was going to a law clerknamed Cornu, who had been keeping company with Eulalie through five years and two children.

    'The Black Tower'

  • Special thanks, as well, to the Washington Center for the Book and Eulalie and Carlo Scandiuzzi for their acknowledgment of my work.

    The Nature of Jade

  • Eulalie (I know their names), with her smooth braided hair and calm ivory brow.

    The Professor, by Charlotte Bronte

  • Then came Eulalie, the proud beauty, the Juno of the school, whom six long years of drilling in the simple grammar of the English language had compelled, despite the stiff phlegm of her intellect, to acquire a mechanical acquaintance with most of its rules.

    The Professor, by Charlotte Bronte

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