A ladyu2019s waiting maid.
The wife of Nabal and later of David.
, used since the 16th century, and currently quite popular.
a lady's waiting-maid
Origin: [The proper name used as an appellative.]
Abigail was the wife of Nabal; she became a wife of David after Nabal's death. She became the mother of one of David's sons, who is listed in the Book of Chronicles under the name Daniel, in the Masoretic Text of the Books of Samuel as Chileab, and in the Septuagint text of 2 Samuel 3:3 as Δαλουια, Dalouia.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ab′i-gāl, n. a lady's-maid. [From Abigail, 1 Sam. xxv.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the widow of Nabal, espoused by David.
The numerical value of abigail in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of abigail in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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Skeptical of their doctors ’ diagnosis, the Florida couple traveled to Boston Children's Hospital, where neurosurgeon-in-chief Alan Cohen evaluated the little girl. He ended up operating on Abigail and removing the tumor, which he said was benign. When Dr. Cohen came out of surgery saying we got it all, and we're pretty, pretty, pretty sure that it’s not malignant, it's not cancer, it was almost like she was born again.
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