any of several women in Arthurian romance, as the daughter of King Pelles and the mother, by Lancelot, of Sir Galahad.
a female given name, form of Helen.
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How to use Elaine in a sentence
I have learned that mice live only 18 months or so, so Elaine’s time on Earth is short.
Recently, Elaine brazenly ran out from under the sofa to try to find some morsel of food — I had left a jar of fig jam uncovered on the living room floor, so this was not a completely insane notion.
I do not know the new roommate’s given name, if she has one, but I call her Elaine.
Then Elaine noticed that Rachel was watching her, and didn’t care.
Elaine set the length of the stick to 1 and supposed Fatch’s bite was a distance x from the top.
In the late 1980s, Hawking began to grow close to his redheaded, controlling nurse, Elaine Mason.The Other Side of Stephen Hawking: Strippers, Aliens, and Disturbing Abuse Claims | Marlow Stern | November 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Then, in 2006, Hawking and Elaine divorced, and neither of them spoke about the marriage.The Other Side of Stephen Hawking: Strippers, Aliens, and Disturbing Abuse Claims | Marlow Stern | November 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Elaine Kamarck, a fellow in governance studies at the Brookings Institution, wondered if their jobs pose a conflict of interest.
Louis-Dreyfus made a joke that Cranston looked like a character Elaine had dated on Seinfeld.The Best Emmys Moments: Seth Meyers, Bryan Cranston, and a 'Seinfeld' Kiss | Kevin Fallon | August 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
You worked with the late, great Elaine Stritch twice—on September and Small Time Crooks.Woody Allen on ‘Magic in the Moonlight,’ the Crisis in Gaza, and Those Allegations | Marlow Stern | July 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He didn't like Elaine any more, but he knew that the code demanded that he should show resentment of the intrusion.
Lifting himself up on his hands and knees he saw Jim and Elaine scrambling into a taxicab.
"Don't waste your time on the big souse, Jim," said Elaine clutching at the arm of the man who had threatened her.
When the knight was able to ride, he went back to Astolat with Elaine and Lavaine.Stories of King Arthur's Knights | Mary MacGregor
When Elaine took the diamond from Sir Gawaine she went to her father.Stories of King Arthur's Knights | Mary MacGregor