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Priscilla

(prĭsĭl`ə) [diminutive of Lat. Prisca=ancient], in the New Testament, wife of AquilaAquila
, in the New Testament, Christian of Jewish origin from Pontus who lived at Rome. He and his wife, Prisca or Priscilla, were friendly to Paul.
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The first time my father-in-law and I walked away from the house to see if we could scare up the covey of quail we'd been hearing, Prissy followed.
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