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or Hettie

[het-ee] /ˈhɛt i/
a female given name, form of Hester or Esther. Unabridged
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  • hettie told me afterward that she'd been sending 'em all her spare change, so that was explained.

    Dixie Hart Will N. Harben
  • hettie, what's the reason you don't want to talk serious with me?

    The Depot Master Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Well, I went up street and down street, and then gave my seat to hettie Keefer.

    To and Through Nebraska Frances I. Sims Fulton
  • Just then, the conversation was interrupted by the entrance of hettie.

    I've Been Thinking; Azel Stevens Roe
  • David looked very pale, and his voice trembled as he spoke, but hettie did not notice it, for she was busy putting on her things.

    I've Been Thinking; Azel Stevens Roe
  • hettie was her bright star; hope always rose when she appeared.

    I've Been Thinking; Azel Stevens Roe
  • She and hettie moved about the apartment in that calm and unobtrusive manner so grateful to the weak and suffering.

    I've Been Thinking; Azel Stevens Roe
  • As they entered the house on their return, hettie was just coming into the hall.

    I've Been Thinking; Azel Stevens Roe
  • So hettie put the chicken in a cage, with some wool to cover it, and fed it several times every day, till it came to know her.

  • hettie burst into tears, and David sank to the earth, helpless as an infant.

    I've Been Thinking; Azel Stevens Roe
British Dictionary definitions for hettie


a heterosexual person
Word Origin
C20: shortened from heterosexual
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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