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Babel Tweet Definition of Babel Like Definition of Babel on Facebook
noun
  1. The city and tower in the land of Shinar where the confusion of languages took place, according to the Bible.
  • Therefore is the name of it called . - Gen. xi. 9.
    1. Alternative spelling of babel.
Baptist Tweet Definition of Baptist Like Definition of Baptist on Facebook
noun
  1. (uncountable) A Protestant denomination of Christianity, which believes in the baptism of believers, as opposed to the baptism of infants.
  2. (countable) An adherent of this denomination.
  3. (countable) (Archaic) One who performs baptism.
adjective
  1. Of, relating to, or adhering to the Baptist religious denomination.
Barnabas Tweet Definition of Barnabas Like Definition of Barnabas on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A male given name of Biblical origin
  2. An early Christian apostle
Bartholomew Tweet Definition of Bartholomew Like Definition of Bartholomew on Facebook
proper noun
  1. a male given name of Greek and Biblical origin
bdellium Tweet Definition of bdellium Like Definition of bdellium on Facebook
noun
  1. Probably an aromatic gum like balsam that was exuded from a tree, probably one of several species in the genus Commiphora. Bdellium was an adulterant of the costly myrrh and remains a binder in perfumes.
beast Tweet Definition of beast Like Definition of beast on Facebook
noun
  1. Any animal other than a human; usually only applied to vertebrates, sometimes excluding birds.
  2. A person who behaves in a violent, antisocial or uncivilised manner.
beatitude Tweet Definition of beatitude Like Definition of beatitude on Facebook
noun
  1. (uncountable) Supreme, utmost bliss and happiness.
  2. Any one of the Biblical blessings given by Jesus in Matthew 5:3-12, each beginning as "Blessed are the meek for they shall inherit the earth"(Matthew 5:5), ect...
behemoth Tweet Definition of behemoth Like Definition of behemoth on Facebook
noun
  1. A great and mighty beast described in Job 40:15-24 used to illustrate God's mightiness.
  2. A great and mighty monster.
  3. Something which has the qualities of great power and might, and monstrous proportions.
Benjamin Tweet Definition of Benjamin Like Definition of Benjamin on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (given name, male).
  2. (biblical character) The youngest of the sons of Jacob and Rachel.
Bible Tweet Definition of Bible Like Definition of Bible on Facebook
proper noun (Bibles)
  1. The Christian holy book.
  2. The Jewish holy book that was largely incorporated into the Christian Bible.
  3. The analogous holy book of another religion.
  4. A specific version, edition, translation, or copy of any of the above.
adjective
  1. (context, disputed usage) Biblical
Since times, Israel has had many enemies.
Boaz Tweet Definition of Boaz Like Definition of Boaz on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A biblical name from the Book of Ruth.
book Tweet Definition of book Like Definition of book on Facebook
noun
  1. A collection of sheets of paper bound together to hinge at one edge, containing printed or written material, pictures, etc. If initially blank, commonly referred to as a notebook.
  2. A record of betting (from the use of a notebook to record what each person has bet).
I'm running a on who is going to win the race.
  1. A convenient collection, in a form resembling a book, of small paper items for individual use.
a of stamps
a of raffle tickets
  1. A major division of a published work, larger than a chapter, commonly an academic publication or the Bible.
  2. The script of a musical.
  3. (usually, in plural) Records of the accounts of a business.
  4. A long document stored (as data) that is or will become a book; an e-book.
  5. (context, law) A colloquial reference to a book award, a recognition for receiving the highest grade in a class (traditionally an actual book, but recently more likely a letter or certificate acknowledging the achievement).
  6. (context, poker slang) four of a kind
verb
  1. (transitive) To reserve (something) for future use
I want to a hotel room for tomorrow night
I can tickets for the concert next week
  1. (transitive) To penalise (someone) for an offence.
The police booked him for driving too fast
  1. (context, intransitive, slang) To travel very fast.
He was really booking, until he passed the speed trap.
  1. (transitive) To write down.
They booked that message from the hill
  1. (context, transitive, law) To receive the highest grade in a class.
The top three students had a bet on which one was going to their intellectual property class.

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