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Elsa

[el-suh]
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noun
  1. a female given name, form of Elizabeth.
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  • "You might have shut it yourself, rather than risk a noise to-night," said Elsa.

    Great Uncle Hoot-Toot

    Mrs. Molesworth

  • "He wouldn't rest then till he had heard all about it from herself," said Elsa.

    Great Uncle Hoot-Toot

    Mrs. Molesworth

  • Elsa looked at him with a strange mixture of sadness and contempt.

    Great Uncle Hoot-Toot

    Mrs. Molesworth

  • Down in the bottom of his heart was hidden great faith in Elsa.

    Great Uncle Hoot-Toot

    Mrs. Molesworth

  • Elsa flew towards her on the one side, and the old gentleman on the other.

    Great Uncle Hoot-Toot

    Mrs. Molesworth


Word Origin and History for elsa

Elsa

fem. proper name, from German diminutive of Elisabet (see Elizabeth).

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