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Milicent

[mil-uh-suh nt]
noun
  1. a female given name.
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Historical Examples of milicent

  • Milicent had asked for a little Scotch song, and I was just in the middle of it when they entered.

    The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

    Anne Bronte

  • Milicent was delighted for to show me every part of this her home.

  • Lady Milicent Falstolf, we are told, was the only one in her father's household who had a ewer and washing-basin.

  • Milicent pressed forward and led me to my chamber, wherein a fire had been lighted, and would make me drink a hot posset.

  • We are to have two lady visitors also: Mr. Wilmot is to bring his niece and her cousin Milicent.


Word Origin and History for milicent

Milicent

fem. proper name, earlier Malasintha, from shortened form of Old High German Amalswind, literally "strong in work," from amal "work" + *swind "strong" (cf. Old English swið "strong," gesund "healthy").

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