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Priscilla

[pri-sil-uh] /prɪˈsɪl ə/
noun
1.
a female given name: from a Roman family name.
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Word Origin and History for Priscilla

fem. proper name, from Latin, fem. of Priscillus, diminutive of Priscus, from priscus "antique, old-fashioned, old, ancient, primitive, venerable;" related to prior (see prior (adj.)).

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Priscilla in the Bible

the wife of Aquila (Acts 18:2), who is never mentioned without her. Her name sometimes takes the precedence of his (Rom. 16:3; 2 Tim. 4:19). She took part with Aquila (q.v.) in insturcting Apollos (Acts 18:26).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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