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2017 Word of the Year

Alene

[ey-leen] /eɪˈlin/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Helen.
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  • And the magnificent realism of it fascinated the Lady Alene.

    Quick Action Robert W. Chambers
  • The term is derived from the French Alene; elson for cordwayners, alesne.

    Discovery of Witches

    Thomas Potts
  • Within a year after this was done a beautiful little girl, whom they called Alene, was born to them.

    The Hindered Hand Sutton E. Griggs
  • There upon the bed lay Alene instead of Foresta, as he could plainly see by the dimly burning light.

    The Hindered Hand Sutton E. Griggs
  • Fearing that Alene might awaken and see him, he quickly turned out the light and stepped from the room.

    The Hindered Hand Sutton E. Griggs
  • "My love for Alene invests all that is near to her with my abiding sympathy," said Ramon with quiet fervor.

    The Hindered Hand Sutton E. Griggs
  • In the Coeur d' Alene fires alone, a single one of our Associations put 850 men in the field.

  • Arthur ascended the stairs and, coming to Alene's door found it slightly ajar.

    The Hindered Hand Sutton E. Griggs
  • But the Lady Alene Innesly was not understood, although her indifference was noted and her exclusiveness amusedly resented.

    Quick Action Robert W. Chambers
  • The Lady Alene's unaccustomed fingers became occupied with the pink wrapper.

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