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Word of the Day 12/09/20 Rudolph

Rudolph (noun)
Rudolph [ roo-dolf ]


noun
1. Paul (Marvin), 1918–97, U.S. architect.
2. Wilma (Glo·de·an) [gloh-dee-uhn], 1940–1994, U.S. track and field athlete.
3. a male given name, form of Rolf.

Origin: Rudolph or Rudolf (French: Rodolphe, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish: Rodolfo) or Rodolphe is a male first name, and, less commonly, a surname. It is an ancient Germanic name deriving from two stems: Hrōþi, Hruod, Hróðr or Hrōð, meaning "fame", "glory" "honour", "renown", and olf meaning "wolf"(Hrōþiwulfaz).

MEANING: "fame-wolf", "glory-wolf"

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR RUDOLPH
We sing “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and “Jingle Bells”.
CONGRESS’ GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING|P. J. O’ROURKE|DECEMBER 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Lost in Translation are Twee.
WHAT THE HELL IS ‘TWEE’? A GENRE? A MINDSET? AN ART FORM?|SCOTT PORCH|JUNE 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST

Played by Rudolph and Fred Armisen, they are the voices of the GPS system in cars.
CAN MAYA RUDOLPH SAVE THE VARIETY SHOW?|KEVIN FALLON|MAY 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST

“I eat clams all day and nuts all night,” Rudolph sang in an innuendo-laden number.
CAN MAYA RUDOLPH SAVE THE VARIETY SHOW?|KEVIN FALLON|MAY 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST

It began with Rudolph addressing the audience, and introducing herself as the night's host.
CAN MAYA RUDOLPH SAVE THE VARIETY SHOW?|KEVIN FALLON|MAY 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST

He was succeeded by his eldest surviving son, Rudolph, who had been chosen king of the Romans in October 1575.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 17, SLICE 8|VARIOUS

Louise began wondering at just what point Rudolph Kreisler would steal out of his hiding and break for home.
AMERICA FIRST|FRANCES NIMMO GREENE

Rudolph, dizzy with pain and suspense, nursed his forearm mechanically.
DRAGON'S BLOOD|HENRY MILNER RIDEOUT

At these words, Rudolph threw a louis on the counter and hurried towards the door.
THE WORLD'S GREATEST BOOKS, VOL VIII|ARTHUR MEE AND J.A. HAMMERTON, EDS.

Rudolph dropped his hands, and stood confounded by his own brutal discourtesy.
DRAGON'S BLOOD|HENRY MILNER RIDEOUT

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