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Cain Tweet Definition of Cain Like Definition of Cain on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (given name, male, , )
  2. (mythology) The eldest son of Adam and Eve as described in Genesis; considered the first murderer. (see w:Cain and Abel).
Caleb Tweet Definition of Caleb Like Definition of Caleb on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A male given name
Calvary Tweet Definition of Calvary Like Definition of Calvary on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The hill outside Jerusalem which is traditionally held to be the location of the crucifixion of Jesus.
cattle Tweet Definition of cattle Like Definition of cattle on Facebook
noun (uncountable or plurale tantum)
  1. Collective noun for bovine animals (cows, bulls, steers etc).
Do you want to raise ?
  1. Plural for bovine animals.
Look at those five .
  1. Certain other domestic animals, such as sheep, pigs or horses.
  2. beef, Beef.
I hate eating .
Chaldean Tweet Definition of Chaldean Like Definition of Chaldean on Facebook
noun
  1. A native of Chaldea; a Chaldee.
  2. A member of the Chaldean Catholic Church, a uniate church of the Roman Catholic Church.
  3. The Khaldi, an ancient people of the Caucasus; or, an Urartian.
  4. (context, Bible) A diviner or astrologer.
adjective
  1. Of or pertaining to Chaldea specifically, or ancient Babylonia in general.
Chanaan Tweet Definition of Chanaan Like Definition of Chanaan on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Spelling variant of Canaan, an ancient region in Levant, in the Middle East
cherub Tweet Definition of cherub Like Definition of cherub on Facebook
noun (pl2=cherubim)
  1. A winged creature represented over 90 times in the Bible as attending on God, later seen as the second highest order of angels, ranked above thrones and below seraphim. First mention is in http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Bible_%28World_English%29/Genesis
  2. Chapter_3 Genesis 3:24
  3. A statue or other depiction of such a being, typically in the form of a winged child.
  4. (figurative) A person, especially a child, seen as being particularly innocent or angelic.
Chronicles Tweet Definition of Chronicles Like Definition of Chronicles on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (biblical) One of the two Books of Chronicles in the Old Testament of the Bible. Sometimes abbreviated as Chr. or Chron.
cockatrice Tweet Definition of cockatrice Like Definition of cockatrice on Facebook
noun 
  1. A legendary creature about the size and shape of a dragon or wyvern, but in appearance resembling a giant rooster, with some lizard-like characteristics.
    "Peace reigns in happy Luxor. The lion lies down with the lamb, and the child, if it will, may harmlessly put its hand into the cockatrice's den" -- "The Spell of Egypt" by J. Walker McSpadden?
Colossians Tweet Definition of Colossians Like Definition of Colossians on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (biblical) A book in the New Testament of the Bible, an epistle to the people of w:Colossae, Colossae which is attributed to w:Paul the Apostle, Paul the Apostle.
Commandment Tweet Definition of Commandment Like Definition of Commandment on Facebook
noun
  1. one of the Ten Commandments
congregation Tweet Definition of congregation Like Definition of congregation on Facebook
noun
  1. A large gathering of people
  2. A gathering of people in a Christian church, Jewish synagogue, mosque or other religious assembly. It can also refer to the people who are present at a worship service in the building, particularly in contrast to the minister, rabbi or choir who may be seated apart from the general congregation.
Corinthians Tweet Definition of Corinthians Like Definition of Corinthians on Facebook
noun
  1. (plural of, Corinthian)
proper noun
  1. (biblical) Books in the New Testament of the Bible, epistles to the people of w:Corinth, Corinth which are attributed to w:Paul the Apostle, Paul the Apostle, w:Sosthenes, Sosthenes and w:Timothy, Timothy.
cush Tweet Definition of cush Like Definition of cush on Facebook
noun (pl=cushes)
  1. (context, sports, billiards, snooker, pool) Shortened form of cushion, the soft lip around the edge of the table that allows the balls to bounce cleanly.
adjective
  1. (context, Geordie, slang) excellent, Excellent, very good.
That car ower thor is propa !

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