Wilhelmine

adj.

1931, "pertaining to the reign of Wilhelm II," emperor of Germany 1888-1918, from German Wilhelm (see William).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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Historical Examples of wilhelmine

  • Wilhelmine looked at her lover with the eyes of an astonished child.

    A Nest of Spies

    Pierre Souvestre

  • A peremptory order from de Naarboveck had caused Wilhelmine to descend.

    A Nest of Spies

    Pierre Souvestre

  • This mother was as unpleasant to behold as her son was the contrary, thought Wilhelmine.

    A Nest of Spies

    Pierre Souvestre

  • He bowed pleasantly to Wilhelmine's companion, Mademoiselle Berthe.

    A Nest of Spies

    Pierre Souvestre

  • Had he been happily inspired to speak so to him of the girl he loved, the enigmatic Wilhelmine?

    A Nest of Spies

    Pierre Souvestre