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Diminutives +‎ -ie.

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Ellie

  1. A diminutive of the female given names Eleanor and Elizabeth, also used as a formal given name.
    • 1998 Nick Hornby, About A Boy, Victor Gollancz, 1998, →ISBN, page 285
      "It's funny, because when Ellie was born, I really hoped she'd turn out like this, feisty and rebellious and loud and bright. That's why I called her Eleanor Toyah."
      "Is that something classical?" Fiona asked.
      "No, it's pop," said Will. Fiona laughed, although Will couldn't see why. "Toyah Wilcox."

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