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[ef-ee] /ˈɛf i/
a female given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Effie kept her promise, and went as governess to little Freda Harvey for a time, but only for a time.

  • Effie is a year older now, and this is her seventh birth-day.

  • They had reached the cross-road down which Effie was to take her solitary way; for the bairns had gone on before.

    Christie Redfern's Troubles Margaret Robertson
  • "Do you go and get some water to put in the kettle, Effie," said her mother.

  • Sophy had gone out with Effie, and Effie ran back to look for me.

    The Reef Edith Wharton
  • Any doubts Aunt Effie might have had were settled by this outbreak.

    The Magic World Edith Nesbit
  • He could propose that Effie should rescue him at the risk of her mother's85 livelihood.

  • If they will not let Effie stay, take her back with you, and let her go every day to see him.

  • At length the day was fixed for Effie's trial, and on the preceding evening Jeannie was allowed to see her sister.

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