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Hildegarde

or Hildegard

[hil-duh-gahrd] /ˈhɪl dəˌgɑrd/
noun
1.
a female given name: from Germanic words meaning “battle” and “protector.”.
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  • "You're always thoughtful, Hildegarde," said Bob with an irony so apparent that his mother stared.

    Peggy Raymond's Way Harriet Lummis Smith
  • Hildegarde glanced at the bed, and saw that Rose's eyes were just closing.

    Hildegarde's Holiday Laura E. Richards
  • Hildegarde looked up and nodded, and smiled through her tears.

    Hildegarde's Holiday Laura E. Richards
  • "There is a life of Drummond at home," said Hildegarde, simply.

    Hildegarde's Holiday Laura E. Richards
  • The young woman who stood near Hildegarde may have been too tired, or may have been ill; she certainly was rude.

    Hildegarde's Harvest Laura E. Richards
  • "Martha has dozens and dozens of aprons, Mrs. Brett," said Hildegarde.

    Hildegarde's Holiday Laura E. Richards
  • Hildegarde bent lower, and found what seemed to be a small brass handle, half covered with earth.

    Queen Hildegarde Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards
  • She loves me—she herself has told me so—Hildegarde loves me.

    Fibble, D. D. Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
  • To the gentle, dreamy, delicate Rose, Hildegarde had really been the summer.

    Hildegarde's Holiday Laura E. Richards
  • It is Hildegarde,” said she dreamily; “where has she stayed so long?

    Fairy Book Sophie May

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