Emerods
Emerods Em"er*ods, Emeroids Em"er*oids, n. pl. [OF. emmeroides. See {Hemorrhoids}.] Hemorrhoids; piles; tumors; boils. [R.] --Deut. xxviii. 27. [1913 Webster]

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  • emerods — /emˈə rodz/ (Bible) plural noun 1. Haemorrhoids 2. Representations of them in gold, used as charms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Emeroids — Emerods Em er*ods, Emeroids Em er*oids, n. pl. [OF. emmeroides. See {Hemorrhoids}.] Hemorrhoids; piles; tumors; boils. [R.] Deut. xxviii. 27. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 1 Samuel 6 — 1 And the ark of the LORD was in the country of the Philistines seven months. 2 And the Philistines called for the priests and the diviners, saying, What shall we do to the ark of the LORD? tell us wherewith we shall send it to his place. 3 And… …   The King James version of the Bible

  • 1 Samuel 5 — 1 And the Philistines took the ark of God, and brought it from Ebenezer unto Ashdod. 2 When the Philistines took the ark of God, they brought it into the house of Dagon, and set it by Dagon. 3 And when they of Ashdod arose early on the morrow,… …   The King James version of the Bible

  • Emrods — Em rods, n. pl. See {Emerods}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hemorrhoid — Hemorrhoids Hem or*rhoids, n. pl. [L. haemorrhoidae, pl., Gr. ?, sing., ? (sc. ?), pl., veins liable to discharge blood, hemorrhoids, fr. ? flowing with blood; a i^ma blood + ? to flow: cf. F. h[ e]morro[ i]des, h[ e]morrho[ i]des. See {Rheum}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hemorrhoids — Hem or*rhoids, n. pl. [L. haemorrhoidae, pl., Gr. ?, sing., ? (sc. ?), pl., veins liable to discharge blood, hemorrhoids, fr. ? flowing with blood; a i^ma blood + ? to flow: cf. F. h[ e]morro[ i]des, h[ e]morrho[ i]des. See {Rheum}.] (Med.) Livid …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hemorrhoid — Hemorrhoids (AmE), haemorrhoids (BrE), emerods, or piles are varicosities or swelling and inflammation of veins in the rectum and indoor anus. The anatomical term hemorrhoids technically refers to Cushions of tissue filled with blood vessels at… …   Wikipedia

  • Coffer —    The receptacle or small box placed beside the ark by the Philistines, in which they deposited the golden mice and the emerods as their trespass offering (1 Sam. 6:8, 11, 15) …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Haemorrhoids —    Or Emerods, bleeding piles known to the ancient Romans as mariscae, but more probably malignant boils of an infectious and fatal character. With this loathsome and infectious disease the men of Ashdod were smitten by the hand of the Lord. This …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

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