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In 1 Samuel 25, the wife of Nabal and subsequently of David. The name came to signify a waiting‐woman, from the name of the ‘waiting‐gentlewoman’ in The Scornful Lady by ...

Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval).

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