Definitions

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  • proper noun A female given name.

Etymologies

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French feminine form of Henri ( Henry) coined in the seventeenth century; in English more popular as Harriet and Henrietta.

Examples

  • Henriette is just arriving in the Guaymas/San Carlos area and causing some problems.

    Bracing for Hurricane "HENRIETTE"

  • Henriette is just arriving in the Guaymas/San Carlos area and causing some problems.

    Bracing for Hurricane "HENRIETTE"

  • Henriette is just arriving in the Guaymas/San Carlos area and causing some problems.

    Bracing for Hurricane "HENRIETTE"

  • Henriette is just arriving in the Guaymas/San Carlos area and causing some problems.

    Bracing for Hurricane "HENRIETTE"

  • Henriette is just arriving in the Guaymas/San Carlos area and causing some problems.

    Bracing for Hurricane "HENRIETTE"

  • Henriette is just arriving in the Guaymas/San Carlos area and causing some problems.

    Bracing for Hurricane "HENRIETTE"

  • Frenchwoman uttered some of those witty sayings which proceed so naturally from the lips of her countrywomen, I could not help pitying the sorry face of the poor Hungarian, and, wishing to make him share my mirth, I would undertake to translate in Latin Henriette's sallies; but far from making him merry, I often saw his face bear a look of astonishment, as if what I had said seemed to him rather flat.

    The Complete Memoirs of Jacques Casanova

  • Frenchwoman uttered some of those witty sayings which proceed so naturally from the lips of her countrywomen, I could not help pitying the sorry face of the poor Hungarian, and, wishing to make him share my mirth, I would undertake to translate in Latin Henriette's sallies; but far from making him merry, I often saw his face bear a look of astonishment, as if what I had said seemed to him rather flat.

    Memoirs of Casanova — Volume 05: Milan and Mantua

  • She called Henriette, her confidential servant, and looking her straight in the eyes, said: "Henriette, Gov.

    The Journal of Negro History, Volume 2, 1917

  • Although Fanny liked Vienna, she remained attached to Prussia and frequently returned to Berlin, where she gave birth to her only child, Judith, later called Henriette (1780 – 1859), on her twenty-second birthday in 1780.

    Fanny Baronin Von Arnstein.

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