- a female given name, form of Magdalene.
Examples from the Web for madeline
Contemporary Examples of madeline
The Duke team led by Madeline Meier studied nearly every child born in the New Zealand town of Dunedin born in the early 1970s.Fact-Checking the Sunday Shows: July 27
July 27, 2014
A scene between Cleavon Little, the black sheriff, and Madeline Kahn.
Then we got Madeline Kahn and Teri Garr and Cloris and Kenny.
Is it twue vot zey say,” Madeline asks him seductively, “about how you people are built?
Next out was Madeline, a one-and-a-half year old Sphinx in a frilly pink ballerina outfit.Kitty CATure Fashion Show, An Amazing Dog and Cat Fashion Show, Happened In New York This Weekend
September 30, 2013
Historical Examples of madeline
Miss Madeline consults your tastes this time; let her consult her own next.'
Did you find Madeline herself, waiting for you and expecting you?
But, tell me, Madeline how long has it been since your husband reformed?
Madeline, I implore you; tell me, are you mocking me, or are you speaking seriously?
Madeline climbed in beside her parent and the limousine rolled away.The Portygee
Joseph Crosby Lincoln
- a small fancy sponge cake
Word Origin for madeleine
fem. proper name, variation of Madeline. The kind of small, rich confection is attested from 1845, said in OED to be named for Madeleine Paulmier, 19c. French pastry cook; any use with a sense of "small thing that evokes powerful nostalgia" is due to Proust (1922).