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.
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And she was bringing her daughters, 6-year-old Kayla and 3-year-old Tabitha Rose.Timothy Vafeades, the Vampire Trucker, Shames the Undead|Michael Daly|December 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In January shoe designer Tabitha Simmons told Vogue, “I feel that when your shoe is big and clunky, you can look a bit heavier.”
Tabitha Simmons, a former stylist and wife of photographer Craig McDean, was a runner-up with her fanciful footwear.CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Celebrates 2012 Award Winners|Robin Givhan|November 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
You and Matthew had Loretta and Tabitha through a surrogate.
So how are the twins, Marion—as James Wilkie calls her—and Tabitha?
Well, I never saw two boys so much alike in all my born days, Miss Tabitha marveled.The Turner Twins|Ralph Henry Barbour
Tabitha, child, Mistress Betsy said to me, it would save me much time and work if I had one pattern for a flag.Boys and Girls of Colonial Days|Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
She laid a beautifully carved box on the table and danced gleefully about the room while Tabitha examined the purchase.
Until that moment Mr Benden had not noticed that Tabitha kept one hand behind her.All's Well|Emily Sarah Holt
I mean this—I want you to take this money and see that Tabitha Catt is educated—boarding school, college, whatever she likes.