Definition of Shiloh

1. Noun. The second great battle of the American Civil War (1862); the battle ended with the withdrawal of Confederate troops but it was not a Union victory.




Definition of Shiloh

1. n. A word used by Jacob on his deathbed, and interpreted variously, as "the Messiah," or as the city "Shiloh," or as "Rest."

Definition of Shiloh

1. Interjection. (context: Bible) (non-gloss definition A word used by Jacob on his deathbed, variously interpreted as "the Messiah", "Shiloh" (a city), or "rest".) ¹

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Medical Definition of Shiloh

1. A word used by Jacob on his deathbed, and interpreted variously, as "the Messiah," or as the city "Shiloh," or as "Rest." Origin: Heb. Shiloh, literally, quiet, rest, fr. Shalah to rest. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Shiloh

shilling
shilling scars
shilling shocker
shilling shockers
shilling sign
shillings
shills
shilly-shallied
shilly-shallies
shilly-shally
shilly-shallying
shilly-shallyings
shilly and shally
shillyshally
shillyshallying
shiloh (current term)
shilpit
shily
shimaal
shimaals
shimadas
shimamushi disease
shime-waza
shimekomi
shimiyana
shimmed
shimmer
shimmered

Literary usage of Shiloh

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by William Robertson Smith (1896)
"shiloh. In the AV of the Bible, Shi- loh is once used as the name of a person, ... The word " shiloh occurs nowhere else in Hebrew as the name or ..."

2. The Photographic History of the Civil War ...: Thousands of Scenes by Francis Trevelyan Miller, Robert Sampson Lanier (1911)
"On the field of shiloh, for the first time, two great American armies were to engage in a mighty struggle that would measure up to the most important in the ..."

3. A Dictionary of the Bible, Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography edited by William Smith (1898)
"The word " shiloh occurs nowhere else in Hebrew as the name or appellation of a person. 2dly. The only other Hebrew word, apparently, of the same form, ..."

4. Dr. William Smith's Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities by William Smith (1892)
"A third explanation of shiloh, on the a*- sumption that it is not the name of a person. ... The translation, then, of shiloh as the name of a city is to l>e ..."

5. Battles and Leaders of the Civil War by Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buel (1887)
"The " Hornets' Nest," from photo, lent by Captain AT Andreas (KJ Meeker) — The Union Gun-boats at shiloh on the Evening of the First Day, after lithograph ..."

6. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge edited by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"An annual " feast of the Lord " was observed at shiloh, and one of these celebrations was made an opportunity for the remnants of the defeated Benjamites to ..."

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