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Wilhelmine

adj.

1931, "pertaining to the reign of Wilhelm II," emperor of Germany 1888-1918, from German Wilhelm (see William).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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  • Only be patient, wilhelmine, submit, and bear with me the hard and distressing present.

    Old Fritz and the New Era Louise Muhlbach
  • He bowed pleasantly to wilhelmine's companion, Mademoiselle Berthe.

    A Nest of Spies Pierre Souvestre
  • From "dear Countess and adorable friend," he quickly leaps in his letters to "my dear wilhelmine."

  • wilhelmine looked at her lover with the eyes of an astonished child.

    A Nest of Spies Pierre Souvestre
  • The king looked at wilhelmine, and could find no evidence of this in the fresh, smiling countenance of his enchantress.

    Goethe and Schiller L. Mhlbach
  • A peremptory order from de Naarboveck had caused wilhelmine to descend.

    A Nest of Spies Pierre Souvestre
  • wilhelmine looked at his Highness for a moment in silence, and her face softened.

    A German Pompadour Marie Hay
  • Had he been happily inspired to speak so to him of the girl he loved, the enigmatic wilhelmine?

    A Nest of Spies Pierre Souvestre
  • They entered the house, and wilhelmine opened the wide folding-doors, which led into a very tastefully-furnished room.

    Old Fritz and the New Era Louise Muhlbach
  • De Loubersac did not speak: mechanically he fitted his step to wilhelmine's.

    A Nest of Spies Pierre Souvestre

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