Ally

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See also: ally and -ally

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Ally

  1. A diminutive of the female given names Alison, Alice and Alexandra.
  2. A diminutive of the male given name Alfred or of other names beginning with Al-.

Quotations[edit]

  • 1880 Alfred Tennyson: To Alfred Tennyson, My Grandson:
    Golden-hair'd Ally whose name is one with mine,
    Crazy with laughter and babble and earth's new wine

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