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Muriel

[myoo r-ee-uh l] /ˈmyʊər i əl/
noun
1.
a female given name.
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  • Muriel and I refused to quit the carriage, and managed to get over.

    The Last Voyage Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey
  • "It was Muriel," she explained as she returned to the dining-room.

    Phyllis

    Dorothy Whitehill
  • Muriel's feelings were hurt, and she looked angrily at Sally.

    Phyllis

    Dorothy Whitehill
  • It was noticeable that Muriel was doing most of the talking.

    Phyllis

    Dorothy Whitehill
  • "But I'll find out some more about this, if I have to ask Muriel," she added laughingly.

    Phyllis

    Dorothy Whitehill
Word Origin and History for Muriel

fem. proper name, probably Celtic and meaning literally "sea bright," cf. Welsh Meriel, Meryl, Irish Muirgheal, earlier Muirgel, from muir "sea" (see mere (n.)) + geal "bright."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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