[gah-tuh, -tah] /ˈgɑ tə, -tɑ/
one of several groups of hymns (the Gathas) forming the oldest part of the Avesta.
(Zoroastrianism) any of a number of versified sermons in the Avesta that are in a more ancient dialect than the rest
[gath -er] /ˈgæð ər/ verb (used with object) 1. to bring together into one group, collection, or place: to gather firewood; to gather the troops. 2. to bring together or assemble from various places, sources, or people; collect gradually: The college is gathering a faculty from all over the country. 3. to serve as a […]
[gath -er-ing] /ˈgæð ər ɪŋ/ noun 1. an assembly or meeting. 2. an assemblage of people; group or crowd. 3. a collection, assemblage, or compilation of anything. 4. the act of a person or thing that . 5. something that is together. 6. a or a series of in cloth. 7. an inflamed and suppurating […]
- Gather ye rosebuds while ye may
The first line of the poem “To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time,” from the middle of the seventeenth century, by the English poet Robert Herrick. He is advising people to take advantage of life while they are young: Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying; And this same flower […]
wine-press of the well, a town of Lower Galilee, about 5 miles from Nazareth; the birthplace of Jonah (2 Kings 14:25); the same as Gittah-hepher (Josh. 19:13). It has been identified with the modern el-Meshed, a village on the top of a rocky hill. Here the supposed tomb of Jonah, Neby Yunas, is still pointed […]