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Aileen

[ey-leen; Irish ahy-leen] /eɪˈlin; Irish aɪˈlin/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Helen.
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  • Who but he, out of the few that take the words of any song to heart, admired Aileen Aroon?

    Hard Cash Charles Reade
  • Will it tire you to be told again that Aileen was beautiful?

    The Four Million

    O. Henry
  • Warkworth would marry Aileen Moffatt, and use her money for an ambitious career.

    Lady Rose's Daughter Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • If the transients were entranced by the fascinating Aileen, the regulars were her adorers.

    The Four Million

    O. Henry
  • Aileen bit her lower lip and clenched her hands to keep down her rage and disappointment and tears.

    The Financier Theodore Dreiser
  • Not even Aileen herself had been publicly embraced and kissed in the restaurant.

    The Four Million

    O. Henry
  • And meanwhile the glory of the Mokembe appointment was a strong factor in Aileen's recovery.

    Lady Rose's Daughter Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • With them at that time, keeping house for them, was Miss Aileen Bell.

    A Portrait of Old George Town Grace Dunlop Ecker

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