with Baal, a king of Sidon (B.C. 940-908), father of Jezebel, who was the wife of Ahab (1 Kings 16:31). He is said to have been also a priest of Astarte, whose worship was closely allied to that of Baal, and this may account for his daughter’s zeal in promoting idolatry in Israel. This marriage of Ahab was most fatal to both Israel and Judah. Dido, the founder of Carthage, was his granddaughter.
[eth-klawr-vahyn-l, -klohr-] /ˌɛθ klɔrˈvaɪn l, -kloʊr-/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a colorless to yellow, pungent, aromatic liquid, C 7 H 9 ClO, used as a hypnotic and sedative, especially in the short-term management of insomnia.
[eth-uh l] /ˈɛθ əl/ noun 1. a female given name: from a Germanic word meaning “noble.”. fem. proper name, originally a shortening of Old English Etheldred, Ethelinda, etc., in which the first element means “nobility.” noun
[eth-uh l-burt] /ˈɛθ əlˌbɜrt/ noun 1. a.d. 552?–616, king of Kent 560–616. 2. a male given name: from Old English words meaning “noble” and “bright.”. /ˈɛθəlˌbɜːt/ noun 1. Saint. ?552–616 ad, king of Kent (560–616): converted to Christianity by St Augustine; issued the earliest known code of English laws. Feast day: Feb 24 or 25 […]
- Ethel merman
[mur-muh n] /ˈmɜr mən/ noun 1. Ethel (Ethel Agnes Zimmerman) 1909–84, U.S. singer, musical comedy star, and actress. /ˈmɜːˌmæn/ noun (pl) -men 1. a male counterpart of the mermaid n. c.1600, literally “man of the sea,” from first element in mermaid (q.v.) + man (n.).