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  • proper n. A diminutive of the female given name Matilda.


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  • One more thing needs to be mentioned here: Police identified him as Calvin Tillie, 29, a four-time convicted felon whom Parker had dated for six months.

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  • "Because what they’re helping to do is supporting the network they would use if their cousin Tillie is critically ill in California and they need to arrange a critical-care nurse," he said.

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  • The Tillie is a mid-sized, boxy-shaped, soft leather bag which builds on the utilitarian-luxe feel of the Alexa and moves it on slightly.

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  • At the dressmaker's Mrs. Andersen recalled Tillie even more painfully.

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  • The stout woman who always played the injured wife called Tillie's attention to the fact that this would be a fine opportunity for her niece to show what she could do.

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  • Denver 80211-1242 - This coin-operated laundry building, recently called Tillie's Coin-Op, was purchased by Burgwyn Newsed LLC of Denver for $1.62 million from Benjamin and Maria Armas.

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  • Although her family generally called her Tillie, Henry informed her that he would prefer to call her Beatrice, after Dante’s beloved.

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  • And the gist of what "Tillie" told them was that Hamar & Co. derived their powers from Black Magic; and that the secrets thereof could only be learned from Madame, after a series of sittings with her -- sittings for which Madame would only require a fee of fifty guineas: a most moderate, in fact quite trifling, sum, considering the wonderful instruction they would receive.

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  • I says to him, 'Tillie's pop, there, bein' one of your bosses, you better make up to Tillie, 'I says, and he sayed,' You don't mean to tell me that that Mr. Getz of the

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  • "Tillie," gasped Leander, "I-- I didn't _mean_ you to guess; the purpose for which I require that cloak is my secret."

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