- a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “source of joy.”
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Historical Examples of charmian
She knew that they all came from Charmian, and that she could not hope to overtake them with denial.
Charmian answered with dark humility, "But a studio without a painter in it!"
Cornelia thought him vague, but it seemed clear to Charmian.
"Then I've seen her wrong," said Ludlow, and he stared at Charmian as if she were a lay-figure.
He turned from the sketches a moment to the arrangement of Charmian's studio.