Definition of Midrashic

1. Adjective. (Judaism) Of or pertaining to a Midrash or to Midrashim. ¹



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Definition of Midrashic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Midrashic

midpoints
midprice
midpriced
midpursuit
midquarter
midquel
midquels
midquestion
midrace
midrange
midranges
midranking
midrapidities
midrapidity
midrash
midrashic (current term)
midrashim
midrashot
midrashoth
midrib
midribs
midriff
midriffs
midrise
midrises
midroll
midround
midrun
mids
midsaggital

Literary usage of Midrashic

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The three earliest and in several respects most important midrashic collections are: (1) the Mechilta, on a portion of Exodus, and embodying ..."

2. A Short Survey of the Literature of Rabbinical and Mediæval Judaism by William Oscar Emil Oesterley, George Herbert Box (1920)
"(iii) A Short Account of the Different midrashic Works We can now proceed to enumerate the more important midrashic works, and to give a short account of ..."

3. The Fables of Aesop: As First Printed by William Caxton in 1484, with Those by Aesop, William Caxton, Joseph Jacobs (1889)
"The industry of Jewish scholars* has only been able to unearth about thirty fables from the vast expanse of Talmudic and midrashic literature. ..."

4. The Longer Commentary of R. David Ḳimḥi on the First Book of Psalms (I-X, XV by David Kimhi, Rowland George Finch, George Herbert Box (1919)
"The earliest form of Scriptural exegesis is the midrashic. ... midrashic elements can already be detected in the text of Scripture itself. ..."

5. Annual Convention by Central Conference of American Rabbis (1914)
"Time was when these midrashic works were held to be of ancient origin, largely because of erroneous attribution of their authorship to the leading names ..."

6. Year Book of the Central Conference of American Rabbis by Central Conference of American Rabbis (1914)
"Time was when these midrashic works were held to be of ancient origin, largely because of erroneous attribution of their authorship to the leading names ..."

7. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"midrashic Exposition.—The Talmud poetically describes. Midrash as a hammer which wakes to shining ... 44-97 deal with midrashic and other Jewish literature. ..."

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