Definition of Shibboleths

1. Noun. (plural of shibboleth) ¹



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Definition of Shibboleths

1. shibboleth [n] - See also: shibboleth

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shibboleths

shewest
sheweth
shewing
shewn
shews
shh
shi
shiatsu
shiatsus
shiatzu
shiatzus
shibah
shibahs
shibari
shibboleth
shibboleths (current term)
shibilant
shibilants
shibkovite
shibori
shicker
shickered
shickers
shicksa
shicksas
shidder
shidders
shidduch
shidduchs
shide

Literary usage of Shibboleths

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1. The United States as a World Power by Archibald Cary Coolidge (1908)
"CHAPTER IV IDEALS AND shibboleths ON March 4, 1897, Mr. William McKinley was inaugurated President of ..."

2. The United States as a World Power by Archibald Cary Coolidge (1908)
"CHAPTER IV IDEALS AND shibboleths ON March 4, 1897, Mr. William McKinley was inaugurated President of the United States. This date, hardly more than ten ..."

3. Building a Better Delivery System: A New Engineering/health Care Partnership by Proctor P. Reid, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine (U.S.) (2005)
"... shibboleths in Modeling Public Policy1 Richard P. O'Neill Federal Energy ... shibboleths ..."

4. Imperial Fiscal Reform by Vincent Henry Penalver Caillard (1903)
"... on Free Trade within the Empire—Unwisdom of treating objections to change of fiscal policy as merely ' ancient shibboleths'—Summary of these objections. ..."

5. Points of View by Agnes Repplier (1891)
"LITERARY shibboleths. THERE is a delightful little story, very well told by Mr. James Payn, the novelist, about an unfortunate young woman who for years ..."

6. Points of View by Agnes Repplier (1891)
"LITERARY shibboleths. THERE is a delightful little story, very well told by Mr. James Payn, the novelist, about an unfortunate young woman who for years ..."

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