oak of weeping, a tree near Bethel, at the spot where Deborah, Rebekah’s nurse, was buried (Gen. 35:8). Large trees, from their rarity in the plains of Palestine, were frequently designated as landmarks. This particular tree was probably the same as the “palm tree of Deborah” (Judg. 4:5).
a paper annexed to a negotiable instrument, for endorsements too numerous or lengthy to be contained in the original. performed with the body and one arm stretched forward: an arabesque allongé.
the name of another person taken by an author as a pen name. Compare . a work published under a name that is not that of the author. noun a name, often one of historical significance or that of another person, assumed by a person, esp an author
a person who practices or favors allopathy. Historical Examples She had tried several physicians, among them an allopath, who gave hypodermic injections of morphia, without relief. New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers Various For instance, are you allopath, or a homœopath, or some hitherto untrodden path? Over the Plum Pudding John Kendrick […]
the method of treating disease by the use of agents that produce effects different from those of the disease treated (opposed to ). Contemporary Examples The pesky hanger-on evidently possessed an understanding of my immune system that allopathic medicine has yet to match. An Epidemic of Absence: Destroying the Bugs in Our Bodies Can Be […]