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Charmian

[chahr-mee-uh n, shahr-]
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noun
  1. a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “source of joy.”
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  • She knew that they all came from Charmian, and that she could not hope to overtake them with denial.

    The Coast of Bohemia

    William Dean Howells

  • He turned from the sketches a moment to the arrangement of Charmian's studio.

    The Coast of Bohemia

    William Dean Howells

  • "Then I've seen her wrong," said Ludlow, and he stared at Charmian as if she were a lay-figure.

    The Coast of Bohemia

    William Dean Howells

  • Cornelia thought him vague, but it seemed clear to Charmian.

    The Coast of Bohemia

    William Dean Howells

  • Ludlow began to tell of some of Charmian's attempts to realize her ideal.

    The Coast of Bohemia

    William Dean Howells