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Val1

[val] /væl/
noun
1.
Valenciennes (def 2).

Val2

[val] /væl/
noun
1.
a male given name, form of Valentine.
2.
a female given name, form of Valerie.

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ad val.

1.
ad valorem.
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  • They all looked up and smiled a welcome as Val Lessing entered and went round the room greeting each member of the family in turn.

    What a Man Wills Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • Begins to look homely now, Val,” he said; “but we must work, boy—work.

    Charge! George Manville Fenn
  • He had the reddest hair Val had ever seen—and the homeliest face—but his small-boy grin was friendliness itself.

    Ralestone Luck Andre Norton
  • Good-bye, Val, my boy,” said my father slowly; “and bear up like a man.

    Charge! George Manville Fenn
  • Alone with Val after dinner, he sipped port deferentially and answered the advances of this new-found brother-in-law.

British Dictionary definitions for Val

ad val.

abbreviation
1.
ad valorem
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Val in Medicine

Val abbr.
valine

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