real name José Martínez Ruiz. 1874–1967, Spanish writer: noted for his stories of the Spanish countryside
[joh-zuh p, -suh p] /ˈdʒoʊ zəp, -səp/ noun 1. a male given name, form of .
[joh-zuh f, -suh f] /ˈdʒoʊ zəf, -səf/ noun 1. Jacob’s eleventh son, the first of Jacob and his second wife, Rachel: sold into slavery by his brothers. Gen. 30:22–24; 37. 2. the husband of Mary who was the mother of Jesus. Matt. 1:16–25. 3. (Hinmaton-yalaktit) c1840–1904, leader of the Nez Percé: led 1000-mile (1600-km) retreat […]
- Joseph and his brothers
The sons of Jacob. According to the Book of Genesis, Joseph was Jacob’s favorite son. To show his love for Joseph, Jacob gave him a coat of many colors, a splendid garment that aroused the jealousy of Joseph’s brothers, who began to plot against him. The brothers sold Joseph into slavery in Egypt and pretended […]
- Joseph black
[blak] /blæk/ noun 1. Hugo Lafayette, 1886–1971, U.S. political official: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1937–71. 2. (Sir) James Whyte [hwahyt,, wahyt] /ʰwaɪt,, waɪt/ (Show IPA), 1924–2010, English pharmacologist: Nobel prize 1988. 3. Joseph, 1728–99, Scottish physician and chemist. 4. Shirley Temple, . /blæk/ adjective 1. of the colour of jet or carbon […]