Definition of Balthazar
1. Noun. (New Testament) one of the three sages from the east who came bearing gifts for the infant Jesus.
Category relationships: New Testament
Group relationships: Magi, Wise Men
Generic synonyms: Sage
Definition of Balthazar
1. Noun. A very large wine bottle with the capacity of about 12 liters, equivalent to 16 standard bottles. ¹
2. Proper noun. A name ascribed to one of the Magi. ¹
3. Proper noun. (Persian male given name). ¹
4. Noun. (alternative capitalization of Balthazar) ¹
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Literary usage of Balthazar
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1. Holland's Influence on English Language and Literature by Tiemen De Vries (1916)
"CHAPTER IV THE DUTCH SCHOOL OF LAMBERT TEN KATE AND balthazar HUYDECOPER In Holland not less than in England, after the example of Junius, ..."
2. Heroes and Heroines of Fiction: Classical, Mediæval, Legendary; Famous by William Shepard Walsh (1914)
"Portia assumes the name of Dr. Balthasar when she appears in court disguised as a lawyer. balthazar, in the Comedy of Errors, a merchant who appears only in ..."
3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1867)
"By Dr. balthazar W. FOSTER. After alluding to the present state of our knowledge of the conditions connected with the development of pigment, ..."
4. Annals of the Artists of Spain by Sir William Stirling Maxwell (1891)
"His fine equestrian pictures of Philip III. and Queen Margaret, CH. IX. Portrait of Infant balthazar Curl"?. Equestrian portrait of the King. ..."
5. A History of the Law of Nations by Thomas Alfred Walker (1899)
"balthazar Ayala (1548-84), Judge Advocate balthazar of the Spanish Army in the Netherlands, dedicated to entreats of Alexander of Parma from the camp before ..."
6. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1900)
"A life-size half-length in oval attributed to Sir balthazar Gerbier (1591- 1667) is in the secretary's office at the Royal College of Surgeons of England in ..."
7. English Songs: And Other Small Poems by Barry Cornwall (1851)
"COUNT balthazar. SET TO MUSIC BY THE CHEVALIER ... COUNT balthazar reigns in his strong stone tower, Girt round by his iron men ; And his strength, ..."