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or Ran·dal

  1. a male given name.
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Examples from the Web for randal

Historical Examples of randal

  • (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


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

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