Desdemona

Desdemona, the wife of Othello the Moor, who, in Shakespeare's play of that name, kills her on a groundless insinuation of infidelity, to his bitter remorse.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Deschamps, Eustache * Desèze
Derwentwater, Earl of
Derzhaven, Gabriel
Desaix, Louis Charles Antoine
Desaugiers, Marc
Desault
Desbarres, Joseph Frederick
Descamps
Descartes, René
Deschamps, Émile
Deschamps, Eustache
Desdemona
Desèze
Desmond, Earldom of
Des Moines
Desmoulins, Camille
De Soto
Des Periers, Bonaventure
Despre`aux
Dessalines, Jean Jacques
Dessau
Dessauer, the old

Nearby

Desdemona in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

Links here from Chalmers

Betterton, Thomas