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[hes-ter] /ˈhɛs tər/
a female given name, form of Esther. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • In the mean while Hester Dethridge opened Geoffrey's bedroom door and went in.

    Man and Wife Wilkie Collins
  • “Those who say so do not know what may be,” exclaimed Hester.

    Deerbrook Harriet Martineau
  • The mother was, of course, much the older; but with poor Hester there was the baby to add to her troubles.

    John Caldigate Anthony Trollope
  • “They have been wicked, often,” said Hester, in a low voice.

    Deerbrook Harriet Martineau
  • At his arrival in the market-place, and some time before she saw him, the stranger had bent his eyes on Hester Prynne.

    The Scarlet Letter Nathaniel Hawthorne

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