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Nell

[nel] /nɛl/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Helen.

Gwyn

or Gwynne

[gwin] /gwɪn/
noun
1.
Eleanor ("Nell") 1650–87, English actress: mistress of Charles II.
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  • Mr. Vernon rose to open the door for her—Nell noticed the act of courtesy—then sank down again.

    Nell, of Shorne Mills Charles Garvice
  • The turn comes 'queen-jack,' an' Nell rakes down the eight hundred.

    Faro Nell and Her Friends Alfred Henry Lewis
  • At nine o'clock the last train through the tunnel started to convey Nell and her companions to the surface of the earth.

    The Underground City Jules Verne
  • Nell is said to have cost the king over $300,000 in four years.

  • "I've—I've rather a headache," said Nell, turning toward the door.

    Nell, of Shorne Mills Charles Garvice
British Dictionary definitions for Nell

Gwyn

/ɡwɪn/
noun
1.
Nell, original name Eleanor Gwynne. 1650–87, English actress; mistress of Charles II
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