Definitions for abigail

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  1. abigail(Noun)

    A ladyu2019s waiting maid.

  2. Abigail(ProperNoun)

    The wife of Nabal and later of David.

  3. Abigail(ProperNoun)

    , used since the 16th century, and currently quite popular.

  4. Origin: אביגיל.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abigail(noun)

    a lady's waiting-maid

  2. Origin: [The proper name used as an appellative.]


  1. Abigail

    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.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Abigail

    the widow of Nabal, espoused by David.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Erika Jones:

    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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