She drew round the verses a garland of flowers, and signed it with her pet name, Lorchen.
The message in this case was signed by a pet name used only between Albert and his wife and was packed with personal details.
This was his pet name for her, and it meant a great deal to them.
Holofernes, too, is with her a pet name for any fell domestic despot.
It will be noted that Mrs. Borrow signed herself “Carreta,” the pet name that her husband always gave her.
Her pet name in her own family was “Nancy,” and also often “Julia.”
I am speaking of girls, you know—girls called by a pet name.
It was then I discovered that his wife's pet name for him fitted like a glove.
It s sort of too bad, is nt it, to have to give yourself the only pet name you ever had?
They called her Nana, the pet name for Anna, which was her godmother's name.