Teraph
Teraph \Ter"aph\, n.; pl. {Teraphs}. See {Teraphim}. [1913 Webster]

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  • teraph — n. (pl. teraphim, also used as sing.) a small image as a domestic deity or oracle of the ancient Hebrews. Etymology: ME f. LL theraphim, Gk theraphin f. Heb. terapicircm * * * teraph /terˈəf/ noun (pl terˈaphim; also used as sing) In ancient… …   Useful english dictionary

  • teraph — noun (plural teraphim) Etymology: Hebrew tĕrāphīm (plural in form butsingular in meaning) Date: 14th century an image of a Semitic household god …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • teraph — ter·aph (tĕrʹəf) n. pl. ter·a·phim ( ə fĭm) A small image or idol representing an ancient Semitic household god.   [Back formation from teraphim, teraphim, from Hebrew tərāpîm, household gods.] * * * …   Universalium

  • teraph — noun an image of a Semitic household god …   Wiktionary

  • teraph — ter·aph …   English syllables

  • teraph — ter•aph [[t]ˈtɛr əf[/t]] n. pl. a•phim [[t] ə fɪm[/t]] jud an idol or image revered by the ancient Hebrews and kindred peoples, apparently as a household god • Etymology: 1350–1400; ME theraphym < LL < Gk < Heb tərāphīm …   From formal English to slang

  • teraph —   n. (pl. phim) ancient Jewish household god …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Teraphs — Teraph Ter aph, n.; pl. {Teraphs}. See {Teraphim}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • teraphim — /ter euh fim/, n.pl., sing. teraph /ter euhf/. idols or images reverenced by the ancient Hebrews and kindred peoples, apparently as household gods. [1350 1400; < Heb taraphim; r. ME theraphym < LL theraphim (Vulgate) < Gk theraphín (Septuagint) < …   Universalium

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