Definitions

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  • proper noun A pet form of the female given name Maud or Maude.

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Examples

  • I did not call Maudie the first week or ten days after Pat left; I didn't feel easy about her.

    Time For The Stars

  • "Maudie" doesn't show up until the second part, but the set-up and lead-in need to be seen for the proper introduction.....

    Archive 2009-04-26

  • A convulsive restlessness again seized upon the psychic, and "Maudie" asked us to sing.

    The Shadow World

  • "Maudie" then requested that the pieces of cone be put together and placed on the floor beside the table.

    The Shadow World

  • At this moment the psychic again began to twist and turn as if in pain, and at last the little voice of "Maudie" anxiously asked: "_Is Mr. Garland going to take a train at seven o'clock? _"

    The Shadow World

  • A hammering was then carried on as if within the cone, and "Maudie" spoke, telling us to go down and get supper, as before.

    The Shadow World

  • After some moments of waiting, "Maudie" said: "Mr. Mitchell says take the table away and put the cone in its place."

    The Shadow World

  • "Maudie" then asked us to take up the larger half of the cone and unite it with the smaller part, and lay the entire cone flat across the table.

    The Shadow World

  • Again "Maudie" spoke, asking us to restore the table and cone to their former positions.

    The Shadow World

  • I don't suppose Mrs. Smiley realizes that 'Maudie' would be called by a doubter a falsetto disguise of her own voice, and 'Wilbur' a shrewd and humorous personification of her subconscious self; or, if she does, she probably ascribes it to the process of materialization which 'takes from' the medium.

    The Shadow World

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  • A nickname for a Maud Lewis painting

    May 21, 2017