- a female given name.
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Examples from the Web for malinda
Town life had not diminished the volume of Malinda Linn's voice.Watch Yourself Go By
Al. G. Field
After the war I asked our old Malinda one day how she liked freedom.The Pleasant Street Partnership
Mary F. Leonard
My mother was the cook for my white folks; her name was Malinda.
Malinda, named for my mother, lives and works in Columbia, S. C.
I will not deny that there was some trouble about servants (I think Malinda Jane had seven the first ten days).Trifles for the Christmas Holidays
H. S. Armstrong