- eleanor of aquitaine,
- eleanor of castile,
- eleanor of provence
Origin of eldritch
Examples from the Web for eldritch
Jacky, with her eldritch voice, had attempted to sing Bessie Bell in her honor—and to leave it all!Merkland|Mrs. Oliphant
And the wind burst upon us again, catching my empty denial and tossing the words to upper air with eldritch laughter.Lords of the North|A. C. Laut
Berwin gave a kind of eldritch shriek and stepped back a pace, as though to place himself on his guard.The Silent House|Fergus Hume
And the wizened little face, with its eldritch eyes and tangled hair, was withdrawn, and the door began to close.
Before they had gone far an eldritch shout of laughter was responded to by a burst of furious dismay and imprecation.A Reputed Changeling|Charlotte M. Yonge
Word Origin for eldritch
c.1500, apparently somehow from elf (cf. Scottish variant elphrish), an explanation OED finds "suitable;" Watkins connects its elements with Old English el- "else, otherwise" and rice "realm."