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Mab

[mab] /mæb/
noun
1.

MAb

Immunology.
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  • "Wolves do," said Ben, who was just nine, a year older than Mab.

  • They enjoyed everything, and were no trouble at all, either Alan or Mab.

    Sketches of Our Life at Sarawak Harriette McDougall
  • Mab arose out of a deep chair and laid aside the book she was reading. '

    The Bishop's Secret

    Fergus Hume
  • The sympathetic reader must guess what George and Mab said to one another.

    The Bishop's Secret

    Fergus Hume
  • I buried that miserable man at my own expense, as he was Mab's father.

    The Bishop's Secret

    Fergus Hume
  • Mab and I would soon manage to get her into a more cheerful frame of mind.

    Hollowmell E.R. Burden
  • Seeing all this, Queen Mab also saw that Samoa was no longer a place for her.

    'That Very Mab' May Kendall and Andrew Lang
  • Queen Mab and the Owl found him uncongenial, and flew away again.

    'That Very Mab' May Kendall and Andrew Lang
  • Only Queen Mab and the Owl heard the words as they flew overhead.

    'That Very Mab' May Kendall and Andrew Lang
  • Does Queen Mab drive this way, often, in her chariot-and-four?

    When Grandmamma Was New Marion Harland
British Dictionary definitions for Mab

Mab

/mæb/
noun
1.
(in English and Irish folklore) a fairy queen said to create and control men's dreams
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