- a city in N Oklahoma.
- Arthurian Romance. the constant and patient wife of Sir Geraint in The Mabinogion and in Tennyson's Idylls of the King.
- a female given name.
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Examples from the Web for enid
Enid, where the Joneses live and farm on 3,000 acres, sits in the middle part of the state.Oklahoma Farmers Find Ways to Cope While Waiting for Drought to End
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And at dinner she was not nice to Enid and Elaine who admired her hero too frankly.
This description was Enid Biddell's, she being happy and therefore frivolous.
But it was Arthur Coryston, wasn't it, who sent you that extra order for to-day, Enid?
Enid Glenwilliam canvassed them all at least as freely as her neighbors.
Have you at all made up your mind, Enid, what you are going to say?
- (in Arthurian legend) the faithful wife of Geraint
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Word Origin and History for enid
fem. proper name, from Middle Welsh eneit, "purity," literally "soul," from PIE *ane-tyo-, from root *ane- "to breathe" (see animus).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper