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[ef-ee] /ˈɛf i/
a female given name. Unabridged
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  • Effie kept her promise, and went as governess to little Freda Harvey for a time, but only for a time.

  • "And then to a barber-shop with him," went on Mrs. Effie, who had paid no heed to his outburst.

    Ruggles of Red Gap Harry Leon Wilson
  • 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
  • "He looks exactly like some well-known clubman," exclaimed Mrs. Effie.

    Ruggles of Red Gap Harry Leon Wilson
  • Sophy had gone out with Effie, and Effie ran back to look for me.

    The Reef Edith Wharton
  • At a nod from Mrs. Effie I directed the laying out of these.

    Ruggles of Red Gap Harry Leon Wilson
  • He could propose that Effie should rescue him at the risk of her mother's85 livelihood.

  • "I guess we've got to go through with it," conceded Mrs. Effie.

    Ruggles of Red Gap Harry Leon Wilson
  • 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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