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[gwen] /gwɛn/
a female given name, form of Gwendolyn or Guenevere. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Gwen only replied that she and Max had quarreled, and that he had been "just perfectly horrid."

  • "Or a pan to bake it in," added Gwen; and then all smiled at the dilemma they foresaw.

    Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag, Vol. 5 Louisa M. Alcott
  • "I suppose you know," whispered Gwen, as the scent of the perfume came into her nostrils.

    The New Warden Mrs. David G. Ritchie
  • Gwen paused in the act of sharpening a lead pencil, and eyed the intruder.

  • I was always very sociable, and fond of the society of my fellow-creatures, and when Gwen married I led rather a gay life.

    Mollie's Prince Rosa Nouchette Carey
Word Origin and History for Gwen

fem. proper name, typically short for Gwendolyn.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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