Definition of Judith

1. Noun. Jewish heroine in one of the books of the Apocrypha; she saved her people by decapitating the Assyrian general Holofernes.

Category relationships: Apocrypha
Generic synonyms: Heroine



2. Noun. An Apocryphal book telling how Judith saved her people.
Exact synonyms: Book Of Judith
Generic synonyms: Book
Group relationships: Apocrypha

Definition of Judith

1. Proper noun. (Hebrew female given name) ¹

2. Proper noun. A book of the Old Testament of some Christian Bibles; a book of the Vulgate Apocrypha. ¹

3. Proper noun. (biblical character) The protagonist of the book of Judith. ¹

4. Proper noun. (biblical character) A wife of Esau. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Judith

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Judeo-Christian
Judeo-Christian-Islamic
Judeo-Christianity
Judeo-Islamo-Christian
Judeo-Spanish
Judeophilia
Judeophobia
Judezmo
Judg.
Judgement Day
Judges
Judgment Day
Judica Sunday
Judie
Judith
Judith Jamison
Judkins technique
Judson
Judy
Judy Garland
Judæa
Judæan
Judæans
Judæo-
Judæo-Christian
Judæus
Jugg
Juggalette
Juggalettes

Literary usage of Judith

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1. Cyclopedia of Painters and Paintings edited by John Denison Champlin, Charles Callahan Perkins (1887)
"Another judith by Mantegna in Collection of Earl of Pembroke. ... judith, half-length, with the head of Holofernes in a charger ; her maid looking on, ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1908)
"judith: The contents of this book are briefly as follows: Nebuchadnezzar, ... The distress having become very great, a beautiful widow, judith by name, ..."

3. Southern Literary Messenger by Carnegie-Mellon University, School of Computer Science (1839)
"Since I have heard it at last,dear judith, I will tell you that it gives me ... Forget it, dear judith, forever ; it shall never spring up to trouble us. ..."

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