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Jacobina

[jey-kuh-bee-nuh] /ˌdʒeɪ kəˈbi nə/
noun
1.
a female given name.
Also, Jacobine
[jey-kuh-been] /ˈdʒeɪ kəˌbin/ (Show IPA)
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  • Jacobina knows her friends and her foes as well as her master!

    Eugene Aram, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • You has no morality in you, Jacobina; well, but has the world?

    Eugene Aram, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • On the faith of a man, Jacobina, you be better than the world!

    Eugene Aram, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • We must not forget your kittens, Jacobina;—you have four left—they must be provided for.

    Eugene Aram, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Did not I tell you, only one Jacobina does not hurt is her master?

    Eugene Aram, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Never would she be Jacobina again—always Anne or sweet Nancy!

    A Reputed Changeling Charlotte M. Yonge
  • I have got you a comfortable home, Jacobina—take care of yourself, and don't fall in love with every Tomcat in the place.

    Eugene Aram, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • The Corporal left alone with Jacobina, eyed her intently, and burst into the following pathetic address.

    Eugene Aram, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Come, Jacobina, we will lock up the house, and go and see the quarters I have provided for you.

    Eugene Aram, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • The next morning I could not resist questioning Jacobina, who also had her lover among the soldiers, if all was well.

    Solomon Constance Fenimore Woolson

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