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Mahala

[muh-hey-luh] /məˈheɪ lə/
noun
1.
a female given name.
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  • We all felt that Mahala had ort to took the money to get her a new dress.

    Samantha Among the Brethren, Part 7. Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)
  • And Aunt Mahala is very good about the house, and minds mother.

    The King Of Beaver, and Beaver Lights Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  • She might be compulsorily a Mahala, yet was still, at heart, a white woman.

    Buckskin Mose Buckskin Mose
  • "That must be a beggar, but I do not see him," said Mahala, looking around.

    Our Little Hindu Cousin Blanche McManus
  • This made him feel a little better, for Mahala had a very "sweet tooth."

    Our Little Hindu Cousin Blanche McManus
  • My poor mother called me Mahala Ann—an' me too leetle to fight back.

    Janice Day Helen Beecher Long
  • Joe Baker knelt down in front of the Mahala, and opened the roll of blankets.

    The Basket Woman Mary Austin
  • The beginning of the whole affair of Mahala Joe must be laid to the arrow-maker.

    The Basket Woman Mary Austin
  • One says he called her Mahala Purnell as soon as he saw her.

    The Underground Railroad William Still
  • I've been thinking we need not keep Mahala, if you don't wish.

    Faith Gartney's Girlhood

    Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney

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