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Ouida

[wee-duh]
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noun
  1. pen name of Louise de la Ramée.
  2. a female given name.
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Ramée

[ruh-mey]
noun
  1. Louise de laOuida, 1839–1908, English novelist.
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Examples from the Web for ouida

Historical Examples

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