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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ab·i·gail /ˈæbəˌgel/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 ab·i·gail n.  A lady's waiting-maid.
    Her abigail reported that Mrs. Gutheridge had a set of night curls for sleeping in.   --Leslie.

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    father (i.e., "leader") of the dance, or "of joy." (1.) The
    sister of David, and wife of Jether an Ishmaelite (1 Chr.
    2:16,17). She was the mother of Amasa (2 Sam. 17:25).
      (2.) The wife of the churlish Nabal, who dwelt in the district
    of Carmel (1 Sam. 25:3). She showed great prudence and delicate
    management at a critical period of her husband's life. She was
    "a woman of good understanding, and of a beautiful countenance."
    After Nabal's death she became the wife of David (1 Sam.
    25:14-42), and was his companion in all his future fortunes (1
    Sam. 27:3; 30:5; 2 Sam. 2:2). By her David had a son called
    Chileab (2 Sam. 3:3), elsewhere called Daniel (1 Chr. 3:1).

From: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)

 Abigail, the father's joy