Behind her back they called Thatcher “Hilda”—her middle name—because of its lower-class origins.
He once experimented with dressing as “Hilda the Wicked Witch” as a way to expand his business to Halloween.
“We started making excuses,” said administrative assistant Hilda Carrillo.
And now I can see Hilda, and her hair is white, but her eyes are shut.
"Just think, Hilda dear," she said, with as much surprise as she ever allowed herself.
"Everything is at loose ends in America," had been Hilda's accusation.
Hilda's attention was taken up by her plate, upon which, however, there was nothing.
Hilda was greatly excited when Nils went up to her stall and held out his arm.
Have you not seen Christian since you went to see Mrs. Sender, Hilda?
Katherine had abandoned the position, and poor Hilda had merely stumbled on its vacant lie.
fem. proper name, German, literally "battle-maid," from fem. of Old High German hild "war, battle," from Proto-Germanic *hildiz "battle," from PIE *keldh-, from root *kel- "to strike, cut."