Definition of Teraph

1. n. See Teraphim.



Definition of Teraph

1. Noun. an image of a Semitic household god ¹

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Definition of Teraph

1. an image of a Semitic household god [n -APHIM]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Teraph

terakatal
terakatals
terakihi
terakihis
teralitre
teralitres
teralumen
terameter
terameters
terametre
terametres
teramorphous
terannual
teraohm
teraohms
teraph (current term)
teraphim
teraphims
terapin
terapins
teras
terascale
terasecond
teraseconds
terata
teratic
teratical
teratisms
terato-

Literary usage of Teraph

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1. Origines Islandicae: A Collection of the More Important Sagas and Other by Guðbrandur Vigfússon, Frederick York Powell (1905)
"Inge- inund says that he will make a bargain with them, 'and I will give you butter and tin, and you shall do my errand to Iceland, to seek after my teraph ..."

2. Origines Islandicae: A Collection of the More Important Sagas and Other by Guðbrandur Vigfússon, Frederick York Powell (1905)
"Ingemund says that he will make a bargain with them, 'and I will give you butter and tin, and you shall do my errand to Iceland, to seek after my teraph and ..."

3. Origines Islandicae: A Collection of the More Important Sagas and Other by Guðbrandur Vigfússon, Frederick York Powell (1905)
"Inge- mund says that he will make a bargain with them, ' and I will give you butter and tin, and you shall do my errand to Iceland, to seek after my teraph ..."

4. The International Critical Commentary on the Holy Scriptures of the Old and by Samuel Rolles Driver, Alfred Plummer, Charles Augustus Briggs (1895)
"17*, that the teraph'im were household gods; | and recently the theory has been advanced that they were the images of the ancestors of the family, ..."

5. Origines Islandicae: A Collection of the More Important Sagas and Other by Guðbrandur Vigfússon, Frederick York Powell (1905)
"Nevertheless he sent two Fins to go to Iceland to get back his lot or teraph, which was a Frey made of silver. The Fins came back, ..."

6. Darwinism in Morals, and Other Essays by Frances Power Cobbe (1883)
"A teraph was the decapitated head of a child, placed on a pillar and compelled by ... Further, let us suppose that the teraph only responded to inquiries ..."

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