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Word Origin and History for clothilde

Clothilde

fem. proper name, via French, from German Klothilde, literally "famous in battle," from Old High German *klod "famous" (related to Old English hlud; see loud (adj.)) + hild "battle" (see Hilda).

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Examples from the Web for clothilde

Historical Examples

  • It was like demonstrating logic to a jelly-fish to argue with Clothilde.

    Mrs. Severn, Vol. 1 (of 3)

    Mary Elizabeth Carter

  • Clothilde stooped, smoothed the hair and kissed the child's forehead.

    Mrs. Severn, Vol. 1 (of 3)

    Mary Elizabeth Carter

  • Clothilde, you shall come home with me or every one shall know the truth.

    Mrs. Severn, Vol. 1 (of 3)

    Mary Elizabeth Carter

  • Only pride had enabled her to steady her voice before Clothilde.

    Mrs. Severn, Vol. 1 (of 3)

    Mary Elizabeth Carter

  • Clothilde is going, and we are going to walk by the moor and the wood.

    Mrs. Severn, Vol. 1 (of 3)

    Mary Elizabeth Carter