- a female given name: from Germanic words meaning “battle” and “protector.”
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Examples from the Web for hildegarde
Hildegarde looked up and nodded, and smiled through her tears.
Hildegarde glanced at the bed, and saw that Rose's eyes were just closing.
He evidently expected to be admired, and Hildegarde could not disappoint him.
Hildegarde took out the little scissors-case, and examined it anew.
And it wasn't named for Atalanta at all, was it, Hildegarde?