Definitions

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  • proper n. A female given name.

Etymologies

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Borrowed from the German variant of Tirzah through 18th century literature.

Examples

  • (It may be noted that the name Thirza, or Thyrza, a variant of Theresa, had been familiar to Byron in his childhood.

    The Works of Lord Byron. Vol. 3

  • "Thirza, that is cynical; besides, it doesn't affect this case.

    Complete Project Gutenberg John Galsworthy Works

  • Fit of Pique -- Thirza Cuthand's writing didn't come to my attention until the Ashley X case became big media fodder at the beginning of the year and she posted on her disabled sister, but every damn time I wander over there now, Thirza blows my mind.

    Thinking bloggers

  • Farmington, Jan. 31, 1890; p.C. A. and Temperance Ellis (Thirza); m.

    Alumni History of the University of North Carolina

  • At that shrewd remark, Thirza put her hand on the hand which still clasped her waist, and pressed it closer.

    Saint's Progress

  • The news came to Pierson in a letter from Thirza, received at lunch-time.

    Saint's Progress

  • Thirza to have fined down, and with those brooding eyes, to be more beautiful.

    Saint's Progress

  • The smile which slipped on to Noel's face gave Thirza quite a turn.

    Saint's Progress

  • "Aunt Thirza gave me a ring to wear, but I've thrown it away."

    Saint's Progress

  • Thirza and Gratian would take care of Nollie far better than he.

    Saint's Progress

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