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Inez

[ahy-nez, ahy-nez, ee-nez, ee-nez] /ˈaɪ nɛz, aɪˈnɛz, ˈi nɛz, iˈnɛz/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Agnes.
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  • For after all he was a man, and young; while the waist of Inez was as pretty as all the rest of her.

    Fair Margaret H. Rider Haggard
  • Inez followed him into this darksome hole, and the wall closed behind them.

    Fair Margaret H. Rider Haggard
  • Inez rose and stood before him, throwing back her veil that he might see her face.

    Fair Margaret H. Rider Haggard
  • "Rome—or death," said Castell; and Inez read what he was afraid of in his eyes.

    Fair Margaret H. Rider Haggard
  • Inez lifted her hand, and showed beneath it a little pile of ten doubloons.

    Fair Margaret H. Rider Haggard
Word Origin and History for Inez

fem. proper name, Spanish form of Agnes (q.v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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