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Jocelyn

or Joc·e·lin, Joc·e·line, Joc·e·lynne

[jos-uh-lin, jos-lin]
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noun
  1. a female given name, form of Joyce.
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  • The honest country people hurrah for the master of Jocelyn's Rock.

    Henry Dunbar

    M. E. Braddon

  • At Jocelyn's Rock the stamp of age was upon every decoration, on every ornament.

    Henry Dunbar

    M. E. Braddon

  • The poor about Jocelyn's Rock idolized the young lord of the soil.

    Henry Dunbar

    M. E. Braddon

  • Vaguely then the boy remembered that Jocelyn was the name the letter gave him.

    The Tavern Knight

    Rafael Sabatini

  • But you who know what my life has been, Jocelyn, you can surely find it in your heart to pity.

    The Tavern Knight

    Rafael Sabatini


Word Origin and History for jocelyn

Jocelyn

proper name, variant of Jocelin.

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