from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A revolving tray for condiments or food.


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  • He had enlisted Fidelia's and Ruberik's help to carry her into the storeroom, where he tried to make her comfortable on a bed of hay and blankets.

    Flint the King

  • She could not tell Fidelia that it was because a little poodle received the fondling and attention that belonged to them, and that it was Fidelia's continual faultfinding and nagging that made the boys tease her.

    The Little Colonel's Hero

  • She wanted to scream and pull Fidelia's hair with savage fingers.

    The Little Colonel's Hero

  • So while Fidelia played on toward the end of the waltz, purposely regardless of Lloyd's presence, Lloyd, sitting behind her, looked into the mirror, and practised making pleasant faces for Fidelia's benefit.

    The Little Colonel's Hero

  • A look of happy surprise came over Fidelia's face, and before she could stammer out her acceptance of the unlooked-for invitation, Mrs. Sherman drew her toward her and led her into the little circle in one corner of the parlour.

    The Little Colonel's Hero

  • "Oh, look, girls!" she exclaimed, holding up a tiny pair of silver embroidery scissors, Fidelia's parting gift They were evidently something that had been given her, for the little silver sheath into which they were thrust was beautifully engraved in old English letters with the name "_Fidelia_."

    The Little Colonel's Hero

  • Fidelia's tone implied more plainly than her words that she wondered how Betty could think so.

    The Little Colonel's Hero

  • Fidelia's salad almost choked her, there was such an ache in her throat when she heard them planning an excursion for the next day.

    The Little Colonel's Hero

  • There was a scream from the bedroom, Fidelia's voice.

    The Little Colonel's Hero

  • Griefs in childhood soon turn to memories; straightway, as she sucked her barley candy, Fidelia's long and painful vigil at the store door became a thing of the past.

    Young Lucretia and Other Stories


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