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[ih-leyn] /ɪˈleɪn/
any of several women in Arthurian romance, as the daughter of King Pelles and the mother, by Lancelot, of Sir Galahad.
a female given name, form of Helen. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • "It's a great privilege to be allowed to assist in any way at Elaine's wedding," he observed unctuously.

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  • “At least, you can permit us to sit on the floor of the car,” said Elaine.

    In Her Own Right John Reed Scott
  • Later he married a girl named Elaine, who worked at the lab with him.

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  • Elaine saw the hand, and ignored it; Davila refused even to see the hand.

    In Her Own Right John Reed Scott
  • And she expected Elaine's town ways would clash with her country ones.

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