Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Campephagidae — the trillers.
  • proper n. A female given name.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek λαλαγέω (lalageō, "to prattle").

Examples

  • "The Archdeacon says that you are the person chiefly responsible for what he calls Lalage's compromising position."

    Lalage's Lovers

  • "Lalage," I said sternly, "if you take that bag I'll write straight to the Archdeacon."

    Lalage's Lovers

  • "Lalage," I said, while the Canon was arguing with the station master,

    Lalage's Lovers

  • "Lalage," said my mother, "is an extremely naughty little girl who will be a great deal better at school."

    Lalage's Lovers

  • "Lalage," said my mother, "have you been meddling with this bishopric election?"

    Lalage's Lovers

  • "Lalage," I said, "and Hilda, I am so thoroughly convinced of your energy and enterprise, I feel so sure of Selby-Harrison's financial ability and I am so deeply in sympathy with the objects of your, may

    Lalage's Lovers

  • "Lalage," I said, "has quite a remarkable feeling for style.

    Lalage's Lovers

  • "Lalage," I said, "I've subscribed liberally to the funds of the society.

    Lalage's Lovers

  • "Lalage," I said, "you're not going to give it to Titherington, are you?

    Lalage's Lovers

  • "Lalage," he said, "will you come with me for a tour to Brazil?

    Lalage's Lovers

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