Origin of dulcinea
Examples from the Web for dulcinea
But his Dulcinea had wrought most wonderfully on his imagination.Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)|Isaac D'Israeli
I would do anything in the world for you, Dulcinea, as you know, but for this work unfortunately I am too modest.
Dulcinea saw me shiver, I think, and ran to get a shawl or some covering for me.
They found him half stripped of his clothing and doing penance for the beautiful Dulcinea in his shirt and drawers.A Treasury of Heroes and Heroines|Clayton Edwards
He did so, and passed all the rest of the night in thinking of his lady Dulcinea, in imitation of the lovers of Marcela.The History of Don Quixote, Vol. I, Complete|Miguel de Cervantes
British Dictionary definitions for dulcinea
Word Origin for dulcinea
Word Origin and History for dulcinea
"sweetheart," 1748, from the name of Don Quixote's mistress in Cervantes' romance, the name a Spanish fem. derivative of Latin dulce "sweet."