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[aw-dree] /ˈɔ dri/
a female given name: from Old English words meaning “noble” and “strength.”. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He was not going to take any more trouble to get an introduction to Miss Audrey Craven.

    Audrey Craven May Sinclair
  • Wyndham turned abruptly away, and Audrey looked after him as he turned.

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  • The whole thing was very odd; but then the ways of Audrey were inscrutable.

    Audrey Craven May Sinclair
  • From these rapid observations Audrey concluded that Miss Haviland was poor.

    Audrey Craven May Sinclair
  • Audrey looked up, but the baby was not looking at her; he was absorbed in his masterpiece.

    Audrey Craven May Sinclair
Word Origin and History for Audrey

fem. proper name, contracted from Etheldreda, a Latinized form of Old English Æðelðryð, literally "noble might," from æðele "noble" (see atheling) + ðryð "strength, might."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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