judas hole
noun see Judas

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Judas hole — or Judas window noun (also without caps) a spyhole in a door, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑Judas * * * Judas hole or judas hole, a small opening in a door, especially in a prison cell, through which a person can look without being seen from the other… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Judas hole — Judas Ju das, n. The disciple who betrayed Christ. Hence: A treacherous person; one who betrays under the semblance of friendship. a. Treacherous; betraying. [1913 Webster] {Judas hole}, a peephole or secret opening for spying. {Judas kiss}, (a)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • judas-hole — noun see judas I, 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • judas hole — n. peephole, small hole for looking through …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Judas — Ju das, n. The disciple who betrayed Christ. Hence: A treacherous person; one who betrays under the semblance of friendship. a. Treacherous; betraying. [1913 Webster] {Judas hole}, a peephole or secret opening for spying. {Judas kiss}, (a) a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Judas kiss — Judas Ju das, n. The disciple who betrayed Christ. Hence: A treacherous person; one who betrays under the semblance of friendship. a. Treacherous; betraying. [1913 Webster] {Judas hole}, a peephole or secret opening for spying. {Judas kiss}, (a)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Judas tree — Judas Ju das, n. The disciple who betrayed Christ. Hence: A treacherous person; one who betrays under the semblance of friendship. a. Treacherous; betraying. [1913 Webster] {Judas hole}, a peephole or secret opening for spying. {Judas kiss}, (a)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • judas — (also judas hole) ► NOUN ▪ a peephole in a door. ORIGIN from Judas Iscariot (see JUDAS(Cf. ↑Judas)), because of his association with betrayal …   English terms dictionary

  • judas window — noun see judas I, 2 * * * Judas hole or Judas window noun (also without caps) a spyhole in a door, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑Judas * * * Judas window, = Judas hole …   Useful english dictionary

  • judas — noun A small hole in a door through which a person can look without being seen from the other side; used especially in prisons; a judas hole At the top of the stairs was a heavy door with a peephole. Flick banged on it and stood where her face… …   Wiktionary

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