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[gil-duh] /ˈgɪl də/
a female given name: from an Old English word meaning “golden.”. Unabridged
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  • Have you then never thought of him as being amenable to a bribe from Gilda.

    The Laughing Cavalier Baroness Orczy
  • And Gilda went obediently, for she could feel an interest in clocks and carvings now.

    The Giant's Robe F. Anstey
  • Jan and his men had gone to fetch Gilda—the poor little pawn moved hither and thither by the ruthless and ambitious hands of men.

    The Laughing Cavalier Baroness Orczy
  • This is the young gentleman you're going to give me for a son-in-law, is it, Gilda?

    The Giant's Robe F. Anstey
  • Gilda's heart seemed to stop its beating; the human figure out there in the shadows had crept stealthily nearer.

    The Laughing Cavalier Baroness Orczy
  • One of the foremost of them to-day is the Countess Gilda Ruta.

    Woman's Work in Music Arthur Elson
  • Gilda was a terrible danger, of that there could be no doubt.

    The Laughing Cavalier Baroness Orczy
  • No sooner had he gone than Gilda turned tearfully to her nurse.

    Operas Every Child Should Know Mary Schell Hoke Bacon
  • Gerster undertaking the part of "Gilda," which she sang with rare delicacy and brilliancy of vocalization, so that "Brava's!"

    The Mapleson Memoirs, vol II James H. Mapleson

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