Ishmaelitish
Ishmaelitish Ish"ma*el*i`tish, a. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, an Ishmaelite or the Ishmaelites. [1913 Webster]

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  • ishmaelitish — ˈ ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌlīd.ish, ˌ ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective Usage: usually capitalized : of, relating to, or having the characteristics of an Ishmaelite the wretched, fearful, Ishmaelitish condition of every man against his fellowmen Hastings… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ishmaelitish — adjective see Ishmaelite …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ishmaelitish — ish·ma·el·it·ish …   English syllables

  • Ishmaelite — Ishmaelitish, adj. /ish mee euh luyt , may euh , meuh /, n. 1. a descendant of Ishmael, the traditional ancestor of the Arab peoples. 2. a wanderer or outcast. [1570 80; ISHMAEL + ITE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Ishmaelite — noun Date: 14th century 1. a descendant of Ishmael 2. Ishmael 2 • Ishmaelitish adjective • Ishmaelitism noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Ishmaelite — [ish′mā΄əlīt΄] n. 1. a descendant of Ishmael, the traditional progenitor of Arab peoples 2. an outcast Ishmaelitish adj …   English World dictionary

  • ishmaelite — ēəˌlīt, āə noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized 1. : a descendant of Ishmael 2. : ishmael individual animals which as Ishmaelites lived a solitary life and ranged alone P.A.Rollins * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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