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  1. a female given name.
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Examples from the Web for melitta

Historical Examples

  • Melitta, the old slave, had taken the lovers under her protection.

    An Egyptian Princess, Complete

    Georg Ebers

  • There, you are smiling; dear, darling Melitta, do sing me that one verse.

  • Melitta had fallen asleep at her post, overcome by age and weariness.

  • As each of her lovers said, "the fair Melitta was his madness," she was also called Mania.

    Greek Women

    Mitchell Carroll

  • He stretched out his hand to draw it from her breast, but Melitta was terrified.

    Ancient Manners

    Pierre Louys