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Randall

or Ran·dal

[ran-dl]
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noun
  1. a male given name.
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Examples from the Web for randal

Historical Examples

  • (aside, with a deep sigh) Oh, then what will I do about Randal ever!

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    Maria Edgeworth

  • I am sure he has—only there's a Randal Rooney, a wild young man, in the case.

  • Sitting on the bench outside the door they were, when Randal came up.

  • (going on without listening to her) And all for the love of this Randal Rooney!

  • Randal stops her mouth, and struggles to hold his mother back.


Word Origin and History for randal

Randal

masc. proper name, shortened from Old English Randwulf, from rand "shield" (see rand) + wulf "wolf" (see wolf (n.)). Cf. Randolph.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper