tent of the height, the name given to Judith, the daughter of Beeri = Anah (Gen. 26:34; 36:2), when she became the wife of Esau. A district among the mountains of Edom, probably near Mount Hor, was called after her name, or it may be that she received her name from the district. From her descended three tribes of Edomites, founded by her three sons.
aholibamah, a grand daughter of Cain, beloved by a seraph, who at the Flood bore her away to another planet.
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. Historical Examples Whin Oi swung down me left arrum wuz straight up, aholt av th’ limb, an’ the right wan wuz steadyin’ me pack. Adventures in Alaska Samuel Hall Young
an extinct Thai language of Assam. Historical Examples These were Ahoms; their alphabet was Ahom, and the language Ahom. The Natural History of the Varieties of Man Robert Gordon Latham The Ahom, however, was Siamese; and probably the Khamti was a dialect of it. The Natural History of the Varieties of Man Robert Gordon Latham […]
on horseback: to escape ahorse. Historical Examples The king forthwith sent the pennons, and bade them without fail be armed and ahorse at dawn. Sir Gawain and the Lady of Lys Anonymous From every side, there was the sound of an arrival of men, both on foot and ahorse. The Treasure of Pearls Gustave Aimard […]
(used as a call to hail another ship, attract attention, etc.) Historical Examples After the piers were ran out they hooked on at the steps p. 60calling aloud, “Woodside, ahoy!” Recollections of Old Liverpool A Nonagenarian I shall go down to the pier, and call out to my men, ‘ahoy!’ Trapped by Malays George Manville […]