Greek name of Ashdod.
an elevated level of nitrogenous compounds in the urine. Veterinary Pathology. Also called Monday morning disease. a disease of horses, especially draft horses returning to work after several days of inactivity and heavy feeding, characterized by muscle stiffness, paralysis, excessive sweating, and excretion of dark urine. Historical Examples Nervous subjects, it is known, are more […]
azotus the Grecized form (Acts 8:40, etc.) of Ashdod (q.v.). Historical Examples And Jonathan followed after him to azotus, and they joined battle. The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version Various And Jonathan pursued after him to azotus, and the armies joined battle. The Bible Story Rev. Newton Marshall Hall But Philip was found at azotus: and passing […]
Sea of, a northern arm of the Black Sea connected with the Black Sea by Kerch Strait. About 14,500 sq. mi. (37,555 sq. km). Contemporary Examples Fellow volunteers helped a wounded soldier from the Azov Batallion climb out of a car at a Ukraine National Guard checkpoint. Defying NATO, Ignoring Ceasefire, Russian-Backed Troops Keep Rolling […]
(in Jewish and Islamic angelology) the angel who separates the soul from the body at the moment of death. Contemporary Examples The evil sorcerer Gargamel—and his cat Azrael—always hover nearby, in the hopes of kidnapping them. The Smurfs’ Epic Journey to Hollywood Ramin Setoodeh July 27, 2011 Historical Examples Azrael began merrily putting on her […]