The last play with this pedigree was matilda, still going strong a year and a half later.
When she started filming matilda, her mom was diagnosed with stage-four breast cancer.
matilda—Unlikely hottie, the old-fashioned name was given star power by the daughter of Michelle Williams and Heath Ledger.
matilda hits the hipster list because it was chosen by hipster parents Heath and Michelle.
The result: Every other Bugabooed baby in Brooklyn and Venice Beach is named Ruby or Oscar, matilda or Hugo.
matilda, however, filled this post for one year only, as she died in 1299.
matilda drew up her head and flattened her back, and then asked her grandmamma how she did.
Much more might yet be said of matilda as a writer and a poet.
matilda acknowledged that she should like to be ill in the daytime.
matilda became in every sense the consort of William, and thus marked a forward step for the womanhood of the country.
fem. proper name, from French Mathilde, of Germanic origin, literally "mighty in battle;" cf. Old High German Mahthilda, from mahti "might, power" + hildi "battle," from Proto-Germanic *hildiz "battle," from PIE *kel- (1) "to strike, cut." The name also was late 19c. Australian slang for "a traveller's bundle or swag," hence the expression waltzing Matilda "to travel on foot" (by 1889).
In my electorate nearly every man you meet who is not "waltzing Matilda" rides a bicycle. ["Parliamentary Debates," Australia, 1907]The lyrics of the song of that name, sometimes called the unofficial Australian national anthem, are said to date to 1893.