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[mab] /mæb/


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  • I looked with alarm at Mab, lest she should see them too; then we made our retreat as soon as possible.

    Sketches of Our Life at Sarawak Harriette McDougall
  • They enjoyed everything, and were no trouble at all, either Alan or Mab.

    Sketches of Our Life at Sarawak Harriette McDougall
  • Cicely and Mab looked at each other, but they did not say anything—they were afraid to say something which they ought not to say.

    The Curate in Charge Margaret Oliphant
  • I buried that miserable man at my own expense, as he was Mab's father.

    The Bishop's Secret Fergus Hume
  • There was no sun, a circumstance which Mab deplored, but for which Merefleet was profoundly grateful.

    The Odds Ethel M. Dell
  • Does Queen Mab drive this way, often, in her chariot-and-four?

    When Grandmamma Was New Marion Harland
  • "I hardly think you'll need it, Mab," her father said with a laugh.

  • Cicely, penitent, would have renewed it after an interval, but Mab was affronted.

    The Curate in Charge Margaret Oliphant
  • On a big cloth, on the floor of the barn, were spread the dried bean vines that had been pulled from Mab's part of the garden.

  • Mab had never had any doubt about hers since she was ten years old.

    The Curate in Charge Margaret Oliphant
British Dictionary definitions for Mab


(in English and Irish folklore) a fairy queen said to create and control men's dreams
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Related Abbreviations for Mab


marine amphibious brigade
monoclonal antibody
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