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Mabel

[mey-buh l] /ˈmeɪ bəl/
noun
1.
a female given name.
Also, Mabelle
[mey-bel, mey-bel] /meɪˈbɛl, ˈmeɪ bɛl/ (Show IPA),
Mable.
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  • Well, mable, Id have bet anybodies money before I went out that none of those shots had lit more than ten feet away.

    "Same old Bill, eh Mable!" Edward Streeter
  • I guess you ought to know, mable, I paid your way in often enough.

    "That's me all over, Mable" Edward Streeter
  • A pup tent mable is like the roof of a dog house without the house.

    "That's me all over, Mable" Edward Streeter
  • If I ever get old, mable, dont let me read the newspaper out loud.

    "That's me all over, Mable" Edward Streeter
  • I can hear your mother sayin, "Run up in the attik, mable, an see who that is knockin at the back door."

    "Same old Bill, eh Mable!" Edward Streeter
  • Angus MacKenzie, skotch fello says thats me all over, mable.

    "That's me all over, Mable" Edward Streeter
  • Not that you couldnt have em, mable, but you dont an theres no use makin no bones about it.

    Dere Mable Edward Streeter
  • I guess thats the way these boats make records so often, mable.

    "That's me all over, Mable" Edward Streeter
  • There aint no power in heavin or earth, as the poets say, as can come between you and me, mable.

    Dere Mable Edward Streeter
  • Just the other night I was walkin along thinkin of you mable an my feet which was hurtin.

    Dere Mable Edward Streeter
Word Origin and History for mable

Mabel

fem. proper name, shortening of Amabel. Enjoyed its greatest popularity as a given name for girl babies in U.S. from c.1884-1895.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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