[ad-olf, ey-dolf; German ah-dawlf]
- a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “noble” and “wolf.”
Also Ad·olph, Ad·olphe, A·dol·phus [uh-dol-fuh s] /əˈdɒl fəs/.
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She insists, laughing, that her grandfather looked better in his britches than Adolf Hitler did in his.The Price of Being a Patton: Wrestling With the Legacy of America’s Most Famous General
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Singer said that he based the character a bit on Adolf Hitler.
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Then opening the glazed door leading to the shop, she said quietly “Adolf!”The Secret Agent
She had been fond of Adolf, but his memory was not a constant presence.Tristram of Blent
At this point the work has been taken up by Adolf Bandelier's researches.The Discovery of America Vol. 1 (of 2)
An invitation to battle was ever a welcome call to Adolf of Cleves.
Adolf of Cleves could scarcely now lift the weapon over his head.