Meaning of abigail

ab•i•gail

Pronunciation: (ab'i-gāl"), [key]
— n.
  1. a lady's maid.

Ab•i•gail

Pronunciation: (ab'i-gāl"), [key]
— n.
  1. the wife of Nabal and later of David. I Sam. 25.
  2. a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “joy of the father.”
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