a female given name, form of Abigail. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • "Nobody ever opposed Eudora Yates except her own self," replied Abby.

    The Yates Pride

    Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

  • It was filled with smoke, and there, in front of an enormous fire, squatted Abby.

    Plantation Sketches

    Margaret Devereux

  • For listening to Abby Kelley, men and women had been excommunicated.

  • Then he remembered that Abby, his wife, had spoken of their nephew's absence.

    Pirate Gold

    Frederic Jesup Stimson

  • It was his boast that "Abby" never yet had ventured to address him thus.

    Pirate Gold

    Frederic Jesup Stimson