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fambly

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

family

NounEdit

fambly (plural famblies)

  1. (dialect) Family.
    • 1905, Charles Waddell Chesnutt, The Colonel's Dream
      Lawd, no, suh, de fambly did n' die out — 'deed dey did n' die out! dey ain't de kind er fambly ter die out! But it's mos' as bad, suh — dey's moved away.
    • 1915, Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb, Old Judge Priest
      But there's a right smart chance of middle-aged famblies and even a few toler'ble new famblies in this here community.