Definitions

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  • proper n. A female given name; particularly popular as a middle name.

Etymologies

The French equivalent of Mary; also an obsolete Middle English spelling of Mary. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • DONNY OSMOND, MARIE OSMOND ` S BROTHER: Monday night when Marie was just about to go on stage and I hope I ` m not disclosing something that I shouldn ` t -

    CNN Transcript Nov 15, 2007

  • I dunno, If I really like someone the only way I describe them. .is well. .as themselves ... marie is Marie and crystal is Crystal.

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  • On January 4, she was carried to the Church of Notre Dame to receive the Sacrament of Baptism; her eldest sister, Marie, was her godmother, and she was given the name of _Marie Françoise

    The Story of a Soul (L'Histoire d'une Âme): The Autobiography of St. Thérèse of Lisieux With Additional Writings and Sayings of St. Thérèse

  • DONNY OSMOND, MARIE OSMOND ` S BROTHER: Larry King did Marie a favor.

    CNN Transcript Nov 19, 2007

  • Lisa Marie is an uber hottie and the Martian Spy Girl was really the coolest part of the movie.

    Collector’s Edge – ALIENS!!! « Giant Killer Squid - Film, Comics, News, Reviews and more

  • And Klara looked out through the opening at the front of the arbor, fringed with broad puckered leaves, grape leaves of whatever variety of native grape, and she saw the smoke from a skywriting plane, spelling the name Marie.

    Underworld

  • She makes several comments that are dismissive of the group—how could these nimrods possibly understand where she’s coming from—yet when Coché says that maybe the best the group can do at this point is to acknowledge her “chronic ennui” the label Marie gave it, she is moved.

    THE HUSBANDS AND WIVES CLUB

  • This circumstance, which is historical, as well as the description that precedes it, will remind the reader of the war of La Vendee, in which the royalists, consisting chiefly of insurgent peasantry, attached a prodigious and even superstitious interest to the possession of a piece of brass ordnance, which they called Marie

    Waverley — Complete

  • "Marie" is fatally mauled and a bespectacled Klamm deadpans: "Little Marie here would soon begin to decompose, her bones being the last remaining evidence of her once shining career."

    Why I read the Sun-Times

  • Marcy Dermansky's Bad Marie is one of those books that came to my attention through the chatter of the booksellers with Twitter accounts who make my life so expensive.

    Unlikable Characters In Books: Who Made The Cut?

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