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[bes-ee] /ˈbɛs i/
a female given name, form of Elizabeth. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He was wandering disconsolately on the shore when Bessie approached him.

  • Josie Lockwood rustles into hearing with Bessie Gabriel in tow.

    The Fortune Hunter Louis Joseph Vance
  • He should have said my sister,” Bessie returned—“when she treats you to such flights as that.

    Lady Barbarina Henry James
  • Claps on cover, runs and sits on sofa between Jenny and Bessie.

  • Bessie (Staring eyes, hair loose, back against railings; calls out).

    One Day More Joseph Conrad
  • "Bessie, you're reet clipt and heeled for sure," responded her companion.

    A Son of Hagar Sir Hall Caine

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