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Examples from the Web for maude
At the Gramercy Theater, a woman dressed as Maude Lebowski looks fierce as Cover Me Badd, the musical opener, takes the stage.
When the music gets going, the woman in the Maude costume rocks so hard her wig comes loose.
Maude, as it turns out, was much further ahead of her time than anyone imagined.
Maude, of course, decided to have an abortion, and the episode made television history.
One day at a funeral, he meets Maude (Ruth Gordon), a 79-year-old with a zest for life.Most Overlooked Romance Films for Valentine’s Day Weekend: ‘True Romance,’ ‘His Girl Friday,’ More
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What would the knight have said had he confessed to his love for the Lady Maude?
Oh, Maude, I cannot live without you, I cannot leave you without a word of love.
Back to station, where deputation of chiefs came to see Maude Laurence.The Last Voyage
Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey
And now, will my quality of friend entitle me to ask one question, Maude?'
Maude would not be entrapped or enticed into what might lead to a discussion.
- a shawl or rug of grey wool plaid formerly worn in Scotland
C18: of unknown origin
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Word Origin and History for maude
fem. proper name, from Old French Mahaut, from Medieval Latin Matilda from Germanic (cf. Old High German Mahthilda; see Matilda).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper