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Héloïse

[el-oh-eez; French ey-law-eez]
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noun
  1. 1101?–64, French abbess: pupil of and secretly married to Pierre Abélard.Compare Abélard.
  2. a female given name, French form of Eloise or Louise.
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Examples from the Web for heloise

Historical Examples

  • Suffice it, then, that Heloise lived with her uncle the howitzer and was happy.

    The Innocents Abroad

    Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

  • By this you will know that 'tis God alone that takes Heloise from you.

  • This, unhappy Heloise, is the miserable condition of Abelard.

  • The entrance of Heloise cut short the allusion to a memory of autumn.

    Zibeline, Complete

    Phillipe de Massa

  • And, as a new hand was about to be dealt, Heloise seated herself at one of the tables.

    Zibeline, Complete

    Phillipe de Massa


British Dictionary definitions for heloise

Héloïse

noun
  1. ?1101–64, pupil, mistress, and wife of Abelard
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