Adad



Babylonian god of storms and wind.
a coded card or other device that when inserted into a telephone allows the user to reach a number without dialing.
Contemporary Examples

The Daily Pic: Adad Hannah mirrrors the mirroring that happens in Velazquez.
Reflecting on Genius Blake Gopnik October 17, 2013

This is a still from a 2008 video called “Repose (on the Plinthe)”, by Vancouver artist Adad Hannah.
Reflecting on Genius Blake Gopnik October 17, 2013

Historical Examples

And when Adad also was dead, Semla of Masreca reigned in his stead.
The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version Various

The hymn to Ramman (Adad No. 3) is also a composition in three 80 parts.
The Assyrian and Hebrew Hymns of Praise Charles Gordon Cumming

HAdad (or Adad) was a relation of the Iduman king whom David had conquered.
History of the Jews, Vol. I (of 6) Heinrich Graetz

One of these large chambers was dedicated to Anu, and the other to Adad.
Mesopotamian Archaeology Percy S. P. Handcock

And Adad found great favour before Pharao, insomuch that he gave him to wife the own sister of his wife, Taphnes, the queen.
The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version Various

And when Adad was dead, there reigned in his stead, Semla, of Masreca.
The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version Various

If Ad be a chief, or king; Adad should be superlatively so, and signify a king of kings.
A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume I. Jacob Bryant

Heseychius says that Hada was the goddess of Juno, and Adad a god and the sun.
Fishes, Flowers, and Fire as Elements and Deities in the Phallic Faiths and Worship of the Ancient Religions of Greece, Babylon, Anonymous

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