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  • proper n. A female given name used since Middle Ages.
  • proper n. St Hilda of Whitby


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Short form of Germanic names beginning or ending in hild ("battle").


  • As for Obed, he knew that Hilda was not _Hilda Lorton_, and that a search after any one by that name would be useless.

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  • Even if permanent bliss is not in Hilda's cards, let's at least hope she gets to have a little fun.

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  • A detailed survey of Mariology can be found in Hilda Graef, Mary: A History of Doctrine and Devotion (London, 1963 — 65). back

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  • The moment that he said the word Hilda started back with a gesture of impatience and contempt, and regarded him with an expression of anger and indignation, and with a frown so black that it seemed as if she would have blasted him with her look had she been able.

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  • She used proudly the word Hilda had found for her.

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  • Hilda is Irish, -- the Burgoynes have been stage people for generations, -- and she has the

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  • Without a word Hilda pushed back the hair that fell over her forehead at one side, and showed, close to the roots, a scar.

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  • Without another word Hilda drew the sealed envelope from the bosom of her frock and gave it to him, not daring to look at him.


  • Previously distributed under the name Hilda's Homemade Appetizers, Kernc's snacks will now be branded "Deleez Appetizers," a combination of the word

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  • The name Hilda was reused in 1964 and then retired.

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