Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The Venetian silver lira: so called on the accession of Nicolo Marcello(1473).

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  • proper noun A female given name.

Etymologies

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Feminine of Latin Marcellus, diminutive of Marcus.

Examples

  • Marcella is there now and I guess will remain there till she goes through.

    Letter from Wright M. Carter to Young J. and Mollie Allen,May 6, 1861

  • Last night I made pasta for dinner, completely from scratch, using the directions in Marcella Cucina.

    pasta from scratch « Dyepot, Teapot

  • On the other hand, if you like cheese, as I do, then just make sure Marcella is not looking and sneak some, freshly grated real Parmesan if you please, and don’t tell her I told you that you could do that.

    Tigers & Strawberries » Puttanesca: Fast Food for Fast Women

  • Well then, let's try to be quite unemotional about this stranger called Marcella that we're both keen about.

    Captivity

  • "Marcella," he sobbed, kissing her hands, kneeling beside her desperate in his self-abasement.

    Captivity

  • "Marcella --" he began but she seized his hands again.

    Captivity

  • Her latest novel is "Marcella", which is published in two volumes in this country, and in England three.

    Literary Department

  • Her latest novel is "Marcella", which is published in two volumes in this country, and in England three.

    The Woman's Era, Vol. 1, No. 4

  • Her latest novel is "Marcella", which is published in two volumes in this country, and in England three.

    The Woman's Era, Vol. 1

  • "Marcella," he cried in distress, trying to lift her, to rise himself, "you can't imagine that I should let _you_ kneel to _me_!"

    Marcella

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  • Another term for the coin/currency collectors.

    March 11, 2016