fem. proper name, from Old High German Ermentrudis, from ermin "whole, universal" + trut "beloved, dear."
ermentrude did not pretend to follow the words of her aunt and Madame Kéroulan as they stopped before a bed of June roses.
And what ermentrude wished had always hitherto been acquiesced in by the two lords.
Long, long did the maiden weep and pray that night after ermentrude had sunk to sleep.
And then, through a merciful mist of tears, ermentrude saw Havre, saw her future.
It was racing day, and ermentrude, feigning a headache, had insisted that her uncle and aunt go to the meeting.
ermentrude, however, has to hurry away after her gossip, and so must we.
She looked at ermentrude, who did not lower her eyes—she was triumphant now.
This, then, is how Bodo and ermentrude usually passed their working day.
ermentrude threw herself on the couch, her cheeks burning, her heart tugging in her bosom like a ship impatient at its anchorage.
And, indeed, ermentrude had so much fever all that night and the next day that no going down could be thought of.