Definition of Golem

1. Noun. (Jewish folklore) an artificially created human being that is given life by supernatural means.

Category relationships: Folklore, Judaism
Generic synonyms: Mythical Being



2. Noun. A mechanism that can move automatically.
Exact synonyms: Automaton, Robot
Specialized synonyms: Android, Humanoid, Mechanical Man
Generic synonyms: Mechanism
Derivative terms: Automatic, Automatize

Definition of Golem

1. Noun. A Creature made of mud and clay. Brought to life from a magical spell on a piece of paper shoved in its mouth. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Golem

1. a legendary creature [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Golem

goldstone
goldstones
goldtail
goldthread
goldtit
goldtone
goldurn
goldurnit
goldurns
goldwork
goldworker
goldy
goldylocks
gole
golem (current term)
golems
goles
golet
golf
golf-club
golf-club head
golf-clubs
golf-hole ureteral orifice
golf bag
golf ball
golf caddie
golf caddy
golf cap

Literary usage of Golem

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1. Readers' Theater, Grade 6 by Michael Ryall (2003)
""golem" is a Jewish folktale about a rabbi who creates a monster out of clay. To his dismay, the golem isn't as easy to control as the rabbi had expected. ..."

2. The Gryphon Taint: Volume One by K.M. Frontain (2006)
"The golem could have managed it faster, had in fact, but he contented himself with ... The resolution between the golem and the Prince appeared to have ..."

3. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow (2006)
"anything to a golem, and it couldn't strike back, couldn't answer back. ... The golem bent its head slightly and looked him in the eye. It was man-shaped, ..."

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