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[ahy-nez, ahy-nez, ee-nez, ee-nez] /ˈaɪ nɛz, aɪˈnɛz, ˈi nɛz, iˈnɛz/
a female given name, form of Agnes. Unabridged
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  • Inez was so wholly of the palefaces that she disdained an Indian.

    The Sunset Trail Alfred Henry Lewis
  • For after all he was a man, and young; while the waist of Inez was as pretty as all the rest of her.

    Fair Margaret H. Rider Haggard
  • Inez came near them from the window, by which she had been standing.

    In The Palace Of The King F. Marion Crawford
  • "On that point she may form her own opinion," replied Inez demurely.

    Fair Margaret H. Rider Haggard
  • Inez had specially loved to work for her brother, that so poverty should not oblige him to dress in a way unbefitting his birth.

    The Spanish Cavalier Charlotte Maria Tucker
Word Origin and History for Inez

fem. proper name, Spanish form of Agnes (q.v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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