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.
"I think she may come down just for half an hour, auntie," said Hilda, smiling.
"Everything is at loose ends in America," had been Hilda's accusation.
Judy stood in the shadow behind one of the curtains and watched Hilda.
Hilda was greatly excited when Nils went up to her stall and held out his arm.
Of course Hilda did not mind—she knew nothing at all of the money part.
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."