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Edna

[ ed-nuh ]

noun

  1. a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “rejuvenation, rebirth.”


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My sister Edna took one skate and I took the other, and I was so small that I put I it on right over my shoe.

So welcome back, Edna and Ethel; come on down, Gertrude and Percy; walk right in, Wilhelmina and Wolfgang.

And if Edna feels too clunky for nursery school, you can always call her Edie.

Correction: The original version of this article stated that the Simpsons character Edna Krabappel was killed.

Sally began seeing child psychologist Dr. Edna Keener (Patricia Bethune) four times a week.

Edna did not reveal so much as all this to Madame Ratignolle that summer day when they sat with faces turned to the sea.

Edna Pontellier, casting her eyes about, had finally kept them at rest upon the sea.

The action was at first a little confusing to Edna, but she soon lent herself readily to the Creole's gentle caress.

Of course Edna would like to hear Mademoiselle Reisz play; but she feared it would be useless to entreat her.

She sat perfectly still before the piano, not touching the keys, while Robert carried her message to Edna at the window.

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