from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- In the Bible, the wife of David.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. The wife of Nabal and later of David.
- proper n. A female given name, used since the 16th century, and currently quite popular.
Hebrew אֲבִיגַיִל (avigáyil, "Abigail", literally "her Father's joy, or, fountain of joy"). (Wiktionary)