Definitions

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  • proper n. A female given name.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A small iced and decorated cake, usually made with a layer of jelly or jam.

Etymologies

From French Madeleine, cognate with English Magdalene. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • GERRY MCCANN, MADELEINE ` S FATHER: There ` s two ways I think Madeleine will be found.

    CNN Transcript May 4, 2009

  • GERRY MCCANN, MADELEINE MCCANN'S FATHER: We have now seen at first hand how hard the police are working in the search for Madeleine and their strong desire to find her.

    CNN Transcript May 11, 2007

  • PHILOMENA MCCANN, MADELEINE MCCANN'S AUNT: Well, just what I said, you know, (INAUDIBLE) she would confess to a claim that she (INAUDIBLE) would be given a sentence, you know, very reduced, like two years or even less, if she just said that she accidentally killed Madeleine, something that she's never going to say because there's no truth in it whatsoever.

    CNN Transcript Sep 7, 2007

  • PHILOMENA MCCANN, AUNT OF MADELEINE MCCANN: Part of it is that they're trying to get Kate to admit to having accidentally killed Madeleine and disposed of her body, hidden and disposed of her body, which is complete nonsense, has no factual basis whatsoever.

    CNN Transcript Sep 7, 2007

  • GERRY MCCANN, FATHER OF MADELEINE MCCANN: Well, the investigation is still very active, 82 days after she was abducted, but the very disappointing news is we still don't know where Madeleine is.

    CNN Transcript Jul 24, 2007

  • GERRY MCCANN, MADELEINE MCCANN'S FATHER: We have played no part in the disappearance of our lovely daughter, Madeleine.

    CNN Transcript Sep 10, 2007

  • GERRY MCCANN, FATHER OF MADELEINE: We have played no part in the disappearance of our lovely daughter, Madeleine.

    CNN Transcript Sep 10, 2007

  • KATE MCCANN, MOTHER OF MADELEINE MCCANN: You can help an innocent 4 - year-old little girl at this time of year when so many families are coming together, would like you to help us be reunited with Madeleine.

    CNN Transcript Dec 22, 2007

  • I couldn't have kept Madeleine off much longer -- God! if _Madeleine_ had gone into that room, I-- Lydia -- but nobody told 'Stashie to go!

    The Squirrel-Cage

  • ABOUT MADELEINE MCCANN: Madeleine was born in May 2003 -- a long-awaited and very much longed for little girl.

    WN.com - Financial News

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