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Ermentrude

fem. proper name, from Old High German Ermentrudis, from ermin "whole, universal" + trut "beloved, dear."

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  • ermentrude did not pretend to follow the words of her aunt and Madame Kéroulan as they stopped before a bed of June roses.

    Visionaries James Huneker
  • And what ermentrude wished had always hitherto been acquiesced in by the two lords.

    The Dove in the Eagle's Nest Charlotte M. Yonge
  • Long, long did the maiden weep and pray that night after ermentrude had sunk to sleep.

    The Dove in the Eagle's Nest Charlotte M. Yonge
  • And then, through a merciful mist of tears, ermentrude saw Havre, saw her future.

    Visionaries James Huneker
  • It was racing day, and ermentrude, feigning a headache, had insisted that her uncle and aunt go to the meeting.

    Visionaries James Huneker
  • ermentrude, however, has to hurry away after her gossip, and so must we.

    Medieval People Eileen Edna Power
  • She looked at ermentrude, who did not lower her eyes—she was triumphant now.

    Visionaries James Huneker
  • This, then, is how Bodo and ermentrude usually passed their working day.

    Medieval People Eileen Edna Power
  • ermentrude threw herself on the couch, her cheeks burning, her heart tugging in her bosom like a ship impatient at its anchorage.

    Visionaries James Huneker
  • And, indeed, ermentrude had so much fever all that night and the next day that no going down could be thought of.

    The Dove in the Eagle's Nest Charlotte M. Yonge

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