from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The wife of King Arthur and lover of Lancelot according to Arthurian legend.
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- proper n. A female given name of Welsh origin.
- proper n. In Arthurian legend, the wife of King Arthur.
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- n. (Arthurian legend) wife of King Arthur; in some versions of the legend she became Lancelot's lover and that led to the end of the Knights of the Round Table
Dante had proper insight when he made the Inferno foggy, and Tennyson, too, in "Guinevere", when he wished to presage unutterable sadness, told how
My cat Guinevere is now officially a star, and will only grow more conceited as she achieves global exposure.
By the way, "Alfred and Guinevere" is one of the great books they've done and you should definitely check it out.
 Mr. Churton Collins thinks that the lines in "Guinevere" --
Meg Jensen writes of this rediscovered gem from the 1930s, a tale of a 40-year-old governess who stumbles into a world of cocktails and evening gowns when an employment agency sends her to the wrong address: “Over the course of a day, in a series of deft interventions, brilliant repartee, and enough gin to sink a lesser woman, Guinevere is revealed not only to her newfound friends, but more importantly to herself, as a lifesaver, in more ways than one.”
An early 12th century church archivolt has an Arthurian scene, perhaps carved by a Breton, that labels Guinevere as 'Winlogee.'
Although I actually like the idea of Guinevere giving him a son...so maybe not!
The word "lover" now almost always appears with a nonhuman object -- animal lover, bargain lover, seafood lover -- but surely Launcelot never called Guinevere his significant other.
MR: Can you tell us a little bit about where your stage name "Guinevere" came from?
In some bizarre twist, this means that Xander (i.e. the "normal" one) is going to be Guinevere aka Gwen the maid.