Nell vs Eleanor - What's the difference?

nell | eleanor |

Nell is a related term of eleanor.

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nell

English

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • A diminutive of the female given names Eleanor, Ellen and Helen.
  • * : Act i, Scene 2:
  • O Nell', sweet ' Nell , if thou does love thy lord,
    Banish the canker of ambitious thoughts;

    Derived terms

    * Nellie * Nelly English diminutives of female given names

    eleanor

    English

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • (female).
  • * : Act I, Scene II:
  • Nay, Eleanor', then must I chide outright: / Presumptuous dame! ill-nurtured ' Eleanor ! / Art thou not second woman in the realm, / And the protector's wife, belov'd of him?
  • * 1866 William 'Wilkie' Collins: Armadale . Kissinger Publishing 2004. ISBN 1417911972 page 288:
  • When you hear a young lady called Eleanor', you think of a tall, beautiful, interesting creature directly - the very opposite of ''me''! With my personal appearance, ' Eleanor sounds ridiculous - and Neelie, as you yourself remarked, is just the thing. No! no! don't say any more - - -