[Sephardic Hebrew dee-book; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English dib-uh k] /Sephardic Hebrew diˈbuk; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English ˈdɪb ək/
noun, plural dybbuks, dybbukim
[Sephardic Hebrew dee-boo-keem; Ashkenazic Hebrew dih-boo k-im] /Sephardic Hebrew ˌdi buˈkim; Ashkenazic Hebrew dɪˈbʊk ɪm/ (Show IPA). Jewish Folklore.
a demon, or the soul of a dead person, that enters the body of a living person and directs the person’s conduct, exorcism being possible only by a religious ceremony.
/ˈdɪbək; Hebrew diˈbuk/
noun (pl) -buks, -bukkim (Hebrew) (-buˈkim)
(Judaism) (in the folklore of the cabala) the soul of a dead sinner that has transmigrated into the body of a living person
“malevolent spirit of a dead person possessing the body of a living one,” 1903, from Jewish folklore, from Hebrew dibbuk, from dabak “to cling, cleave to.”
[dahy] /daɪ/ noun 1. a coloring material or matter. 2. a liquid containing coloring matter, for imparting a particular hue to cloth, paper, etc. 3. color or hue, especially as produced by dyeing. verb (used with object), dyed, dyeing. 4. to color or stain; treat with a dye; color (cloth, hair, etc.) with a substance […]
[dahyd-n-th uh-woo l] /ˈdaɪd n ðəˈwʊl/ adjective 1. through and through; complete: a dyed-in-the-wool reformer. 2. dyed before weaving. adjective 1. extreme or unchanging in attitude, opinion, etc 2. (of a fabric) made of dyed yarn Thoroughgoing or complete: “The door-to-door salespeople are wasting their time with Evans; he’s a dyed-in-the-wool advocate of shopping on […]
[dahy-ing] /ˈdaɪ ɪŋ/ noun 1. process of coloring fibers, yarns, or fabrics. [dahy] /daɪ/ noun 1. a coloring material or matter. 2. a liquid containing coloring matter, for imparting a particular hue to cloth, paper, etc. 3. color or hue, especially as produced by dyeing. verb (used with object), dyed, dyeing. 4. to color or […]
[dahy-lahyn] /ˈdaɪˌlaɪn/ noun, Photography. 1. a contact print of a , giving brown on an off-white background. /ˈdaɪˌlaɪn/ adjective 1. another word for diazo (sense 2)