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Kenelm

masc. proper name, Old English Cenhelm, from cene "brave, bold" (see keen (adj.)) + helm "helmet" (see helmet).

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  • kenelm had now recovered the self-possession which he rarely lost long in the presence of others.

    Kenelm Chillingly, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • kenelm smiled and shifted his sou'wester from his right hand to his left.

    Thankful's Inheritance Joseph C. Lincoln
  • The postman left his letters, and regained the garden gate, while kenelm still stood wistfully gazing on those lighted windows.

    Kenelm Chillingly, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • If he'd done anything else kenelm and I would have felt hurt.

    Thankful's Inheritance Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Sir kenelm took it, and without saying what he was about to do, dipped it in a solution of his powder of vitriol.

    A Book about Doctors John Cordy Jeaffreson
  • Nothin' would do but he must drag kenelm right back to see who or what was in there.

    Thankful's Inheritance Joseph C. Lincoln
  • "Now let us sit here a while and listen," said kenelm, seating himself on the baluster of the bridge.

    Kenelm Chillingly, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • kenelm Parker, I don't believe you was at the postoffice at all.

    Thankful's Inheritance Joseph C. Lincoln
  • After a short visit in the neighbourhood of Southampton, kenelm once more embarked at that port and returned to France.

    Four Years in France Henry Digby Beste
  • I thought sure kenelm would, but he's gone on a cruise of his own somewheres.

    Thankful's Inheritance Joseph C. Lincoln

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