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  • proper n. A female given name, variant of Gwendolen.


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  • Still, the girl was friendly enough, insisting that Frederica call her Gwendolyn and relating all the more important scandals that had occurred since the start of the Little Season.

    Daring Deception

  • The Importance of Being Earnest at the Roundabout Theatre, where her Gwendolyn is the only other Canadian performance besides Bedford's being transported to America from the 2009 - Home Page

  • And he says, "Gwendolyn," he says, "I don't care a fig about my position."

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • "Gwendolyn, " he says in his sternest manner, -it's common knowledge that brokers push stocks and other instruments based on what the brokerage firm wants to peddle on a given day or week.

    Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas

  • "Gwendolyn, " he says, -if our child should turn out like this, would you love it anyway?

    Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas

  • "Gwendolyn," she said threateningly, "if you're going to act like that, I shall know there's something the matter with you, and I shall certainly call a doctor."

    The Poor Little Rich Girl

  • so I'm going to call Allison's sister "Gwendolyn"... just on general principle.

    Wreckie Grad Shows Us How It's Done

  • "Gwendolyn, " he says, raindrops glistening on his stubble like champagne on a scouring pad, "I hope you're not going to start thinking of me as your guru.

    Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas

  • " Your mother never called you anything but "Gwendolyn, " but to your dad and everybody else, it was "Squeak--this and "Squeak--that.

    Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas

  • "Gwendolyn," she half-whispered, "s'pose we just pu-play the Johnnie

    The Poor Little Rich Girl


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