adjective Date: 13th century 1. covered with white or whiting and especially with whitewash 2. made white ; whitened

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  • Whited — White White, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Whited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Whiting}.] [AS. hw[=i]tan.] To make white; to whiten; to whitewash; to bleach. [1913 Webster] Whited sepulchers, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of . . .… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whited — /hwuy tid, wuy /, adj. 1. made white; bleached; blanched. 2. covered with whitewash, whiting, or the like. [1300 50; ME; see WHITE, ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • whited — adj. whitened, made white; blanched; bleached; covered with whitewash …   English contemporary dictionary

  • whited — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from past participle of whiten to white 1. : covered with white or whiting; especially : whitewashed 2. : made white …   Useful english dictionary

  • whited sepulchre — ► whited sepulchre literary a hypocrite. [ORIGIN: with biblical allusion to the Gospel of Matthew, chapter 23.] Main Entry: ↑white …   English terms dictionary

  • whited sepulcher — n. a hypocrite: Matt. 23:27 …   English World dictionary

  • whited sepulchre — noun a person who is inwardly evil but outwardly professes to be virtuous • Syn: ↑whited sepulcher • Hypernyms: ↑hypocrite, ↑dissembler, ↑dissimulator, ↑phony, ↑phoney, ↑pretender * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Whited Township, Kanabec County, Minnesota — Infobox Settlement official name = Whited Township, Minnesota settlement type = Township nickname = motto = imagesize = image caption = image |pushpin pushpin label position =left pushpin map caption =Location within the state of Minnesota… …   Wikipedia

  • whited sepulcher — noun a person who is inwardly evil but outwardly professes to be virtuous • Syn: ↑whited sepulchre • Hypernyms: ↑hypocrite, ↑dissembler, ↑dissimulator, ↑phony, ↑phoney, ↑pretender * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • whited sepulchre — /waɪtəd ˈsɛpəlkə/ (say wuytuhd sepuhlkuh) noun a specious hypocrite. {from Christ s description of the scribes and Pharisees as like whited sepulchres in the sense of being beautiful on the outside but unclean inside (Matthew 23:27). The… …   Australian English dictionary

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