[ley-mik] /ˈleɪ mɪk/
the son of Enoch, and the father of Jabal, Jubal, and Tubal-cain. Gen. 4:18.
the strikerdown; the wild man. (1.) The fifth in descent from Cain. He was the first to violate the primeval ordinance of marriage (Gen. 4:18-24). His address to his two wives, Adah and Zillah (4:23, 24), is the only extant example of antediluvian poetry. It has been called “Lamech’s sword-song.” He was “rude and ruffianly,” fearing neither God nor man. With him the curtain falls on the race of Cain. We know nothing of his descendants. (2.) The seventh in descent from Seth, being the only son of Methuselah. Noah was the oldest of his several sons (Gen. 5:25-31; Luke 3:36).
[lah-mid, -med] /ˈlɑ mɪd, -mɛd/ noun 1. the 12th letter of the Hebrew alphabet. 2. the consonant sound represented by this letter. [leym] /leɪm/ adjective, lamer, lamest. 1. crippled or physically disabled, especially in the foot or leg so as to limp or walk with difficulty. 2. impaired or disabled through defect or injury: a […]
noun 1. an elected official or group of officials, as a legislator, continuing in office during the period between an election defeat and a successor’s assumption of office. 2. a president who is completing a term of office and chooses not to run or is ineligible to run for reelection. 3. a person finishing a […]
noun 1. . noun 1. an amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified in 1933, that abolished the December to March session of those Congressmen defeated for reelection in November.
- Lame-duck session
[leym-duhk] /ˈleɪmˈdʌk/ noun 1. (formerly) the December to March session of those members of the U.S. Congress who were defeated for reelection the previous November.