Definition of Timothy

1. Noun. Grass with long cylindrical spikes grown in northern United States and Europe for hay.

Exact synonyms: Herd's Grass, Phleum Pratense
Generic synonyms: Grass
Group relationships: Genus Phleum, Phleum



2. Noun. A disciple of Saint Paul who became the leader of the Christian community at Ephesus.
Generic synonyms: Christian

3. Noun. A grass grown for hay.
Generic synonyms: Hay
Group relationships: Herd's Grass, Phleum Pratense

Definition of Timothy

1. n. A kind of grass (Phleum pratense) with long cylindrical spikes; -- called also herd's grass, in England, cat's-tail grass, and meadow cat's-tail grass. It is much prized for fodder. See Illustration in Appendix.

Definition of Timothy

1. Proper noun. (biblical) Books in the New Testament of the Bible (1 Timothy and 2 Timothy), epistles to Timothy. ¹

2. Proper noun. (biblical character) A companion of Paul. ¹

3. Proper noun. (Ancient Greek male given name) of biblical origin, also borne by early Christian saints. ¹

4. Noun. (botany) any of several grasses, of the genus ''Phleum'', native to Europe and Asia, widely cultivated as a fodder plant ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Timothy

1. a European grass [n -THIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Timothy

timocrats
timolol
timolol maleate
timolols
timon
timoneer
timoneers
timons
timophilia
timorous
timorously
timorousness
timorousnesses
timorsome
timothies
timothy (current term)
timothy-hay bacillus
timourous
timourously
timourousness
timous
timously
timpana
timpani
timpanis
timpanist
timpanists
timpano
timpanum

Literary usage of Timothy

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"... as it is said in 2 timothy that he was Paul's only companion when that letter was written, it is presumable that he put that letter on paper, and if so, ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"the ground, as is implied in 1 timothy, or when he urges his leaving his work immediately, as in 2 timothy, and that it is ir.ors- ceivable that Paul should ..."

3. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1915)
"timothy was having a good-natured fight with Cliff when there came a shout ... timothy did not understand the words. But he knew that this dead bear was his ..."

4. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"But the timothy of the genuine Pauline letters was clearly a fellow worker on equal ... 4, it appears that Silas and timothy were with Paul on the second ..."

5. The world's wit and humor: an encyclopedia of the classic wit and humor of by Lionel Strachey (1906)
"The doctor's practise suffers through timothy. ... timothy Samson seems able to tell almost at a glance whether a child is coming down with a simple cold or ..."

6. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1916)
"Another thing I want to mention is, that there is not a field of timothy on ... Alfalfa and clover have driven out timothy. Last year I noticed that 15 of ..."

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