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Jacqueline

or Jacquelyn

[jak-uh-lin, -leen, jak-wuh-; French zhakuh-leen] /ˈdʒæk ə lɪn, -ˌlin, ˈdʒæk wə-; French ʒakəˈlin/
noun
1.
a female given name.
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  • He was a fierce animal, and, like his master, hated Jacqueline Cognet.

    A Zola Dictionary J. G. Patterson
  • He repeated: "Do you mean that I'm rude or rough with you, Jacqueline?"

    Riders of the Silences

    John Frederick
  • So it was with the noise in the hall when Pierre and Jacqueline began to dance.

    Riders of the Silences

    John Frederick
  • He wondered profoundly why Jacqueline had chosen such a partner.

    Riders of the Silences

    John Frederick
  • Then he was gone, and Jacqueline was laughing over his shoulder back to Pierre.

    Riders of the Silences

    John Frederick

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