Ouida

[wee-duh]
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noun

pen name of Louise de la Ramée.
a female given name.

Ramée

[ruh-mey]

noun

Louise de laOuida, 1839–1908, English novelist.
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Examples from the Web for ouida

Historical Examples of ouida

  • It only lingers now in the writings of Ouida and the poems of Arthur Symonds.

    The Green Carnation

    Robert Smythe Hichens

  • So I thought maybe you and I might be kind of 168 special friends, Ouida.

  • Tory and Ouida and I have been making all sorts of plans for the winter.

  • A swarm of mystics and pragmatists has replaced the lonely giants of Ouida's era.

    Alone

    Norman Douglas

  • Ouida, for all her femininity, was more than this feline and gelatinous New Englander.

    Alone

    Norman Douglas


British Dictionary definitions for ouida

Ouida

noun

real name Marie Louise de la Ramée . 1839–1908, British popular novelist, best known for Under Two Flags (1867)
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