Meaning of matilda


Pronunciation: (mu-til'du), [key]
— n. Australian.
  1. swag (def. 2).


Pronunciation: (mu-til'du for 3 also It. mä-tēl'dä), [key]
— n.
  1. Also called1102–67, empress of the Holy Roman Empire 1114–25; queen of England 1141 (daughter of Henry I of England).
  2. a 26-ton British tank of early World War II, having a crew of four and armed with a 40mm gun.
  3. a female given name.
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