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Tabitha

fem. proper name, from Late Latin, from Greek Tabitha, from Aramaic tabhyetha, emphatic of tabhya "gazelle," which is related to Hebrew tzebhi (fem. tzebhiyyah), Arabic zaby.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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  • Miriam was curled on the rug with a book, an apple, and Tabitha the cat.

    The Long Roll

    Mary Johnston

  • "And besides, nothing is going to happen in two weeks," continued Tabitha.

    Tabitha's Vacation</p>

    Ruth Alberta Brown

  • "But experienced in spite of youth," Tabitha gayly retorted.

    Tabitha's Vacation</p>

    Ruth Alberta Brown

  • "But they will cool quicker in the open air," explained Tabitha.

    Tabitha's Vacation</p>

    Ruth Alberta Brown

  • And instinctively Tabitha knew that there was trouble ahead for her.

    Tabitha's Vacation</p>

    Ruth Alberta Brown


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