a prophetic period mentioned in Dan. 9:24, and usually interpreted on the “year-day” theory, i.e., reckoning each day for a year. This period will thus represent 490 years. This is regarded as the period which would elapse till the time of the coming of the Messiah, dating “from the going forth of the commandment to restore and rebuild Jerusalem” i.e., from the close of the Captivity.
noun 1. all fours (def 2). noun 1. a card game in which the lead to each round determines the trump suit Also called all fours, pitch
- Seven wonders of the ancient world
Seven Wonders of the Ancient World definition Seven famous structures of ancient times: the Colossus of Rhodes, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Pharos of Alexandria, the pyramids of Egypt, the statue of Jupiter by Phidias, the Temple of Diana at Ephesus, and the Tomb of Mausolus (Mausoleum). All have disappeared except the pyramids.
plural noun 1. the seven most remarkable structures of ancient times: the Egyptian pyramids, the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Colossus of Rhodes, the statue of Zeus by Phidias at Olympia, and the Pharos or lighthouse at Alexandria. Seven Wonders of the World plural noun […]
- Seven-year itch
[sev-en-yeer] /ˈsɛv ɛnˌyɪər/ noun 1. scabies. 2. the temptation to have an affair, held to become a hazard in the seventh year of marriage. seven-year itch noun 1. (informal) a tendency towards infidelity, traditionally said to begin after about seven years of marriage noun a purported tendency to infidelity at the seven-year point of a […]