maude Warner lost three of her children that day: a 13-year-old daughter, and 14- and 17-year-old sons.
maude, as it turns out, was much further ahead of her time than anyone imagined.
Gilbert introduces us to her 96-year-old grandmother, maude.
fem. proper name, from Old French Mahaut, from Medieval Latin Matilda from Germanic (cf. Old High German Mahthilda; see Matilda).