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Meaning & History
Variant of Theodelinda. (See also Teodolinda, Dietlinde.) This was borne by Finnish writer Theodolinda Hahnsson (1838-1919), known for being the first woman writing in Finnish. American mystery writer Rex Stout used it in his novel The Hand in the Glove (1937), where it belongs to private detective Theodolinda "Dol" Bonner.