Definitions

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  • adj. Created by, in the style of, or pertaining to any of several people named Nicholas.
  • proper n. A female given name, a feminine form of Nicholas.

Etymologies

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Nicholas +‎ -ine

Examples

  • Among the ladies of color who have passed through my kitchen in Baltimore during the past twenty years have been Geneva, Nicholine, Leah, Celeste, Evelyn, Olivia, Blanche, Isabelle, Dellott, Irene and Violet.

    Chapter 10. Proper Names in America. 2. Given Names

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