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gertrude

[gur-trood] /ˈgɜr trud/
noun
1.
a slip or underdress for infants.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30, Americanism; special use of Gertrude

Gertrude

[gur-trood] /ˈgɜr trud/
noun
1.
a female given name: from Germanic words meaning “spear” and “strength.”.
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Gertrude

fem. proper name, from French, from Old High German Geretrudis, from ger "spear" + trut "beloved, dear."

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