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Hedwig

fem. proper name, German, from Old High German Haduwig, a compound of two words both of which mean "strife, struggle."

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  • Strangely enough, hedwig also had had a fancy to visit the roof.

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  • The Princess hedwig had been blushing uncomfortably, but now she paled.

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  • Before him rose a vision of hedwig her frank eyes, her color that rose and fell, her soft, round body.

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  • In reality he watched hedwig, all his humble, boyish heart in his eyes.

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  • hedwig had thrown up her head and looked at her with hostile eyes.

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