from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A female given name, a fanciful spelling of Gail, shortened form of Abigail.
  • proper n. A male given name
  • proper n. A surname.
  • proper n. A South African argot (jargon) used in South African gay and same-sex communities, primarily by Indo-European based speakers.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Middle English forms of jail, jailer.


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  • The only restrictions, said Gayle, is Children's recommendation that Charlie avoid impact sports like football and boxing.

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  • I call Gayle back excitedly, and we compare statements.

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  • “James Gayle is a guy who really has a lot of potential, Foster said after the Boston College game.

    Virginia Tech progress reports: defensive line

  • A poster identified as Gayle Rose wrote on the page, "What goes around ALWAYS COMES AROUND To you Casey Anthony."

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  • Police are not calling Gayle a suspect, and they say he ` s aiding in the investigation.

    CNN Transcript Oct 5, 2007

  • Ted considered the possibility, said actually it wouldn't be that hard, that all he needed was a digital photo of "the Target" - he called Gayle "the

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  • But Stride warned the defense that he might also allow the jury to hear a 911 call Gayle made to Deerfield police the morning of the murder in which he sobbed on being told of the shooting. - News

  • If you are interested in making a donation or receiving a ticket for the quilt, call Gayle at (252) 535-1896 or you can purchase one at Wilson's Flowers.


  • "Gayle," for example, is a web sitcom about an American Family Insurance agent (Elisa Donovan, who plays the titular character) designed to promote the reliability of the brand's agents.

    Advertising Age - Homepage

  • 'Gayle' clutch, a lovely pleated grey patent handbag that's as proper as it is playful.

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