noun see baal

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Baalism — Ba al*ism ( [i^]z m), n. Worship of Baal; idolatry. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Baalism — Baalist, Baalite /bay euh luyt , bay luyt/, n. Baalistic, Baalitical /bay euh lit i keuhl, bay lit /, adj. /bay euh liz euhm, bay liz /, n. 1. the worship of Baal. 2. idolatry. [1615 25; BAAL + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • Baalism — noun A pagan religion centred on the worship of Baal …   Wiktionary

  • BAALISM —    the name given to the worship of natural causes, tending to the obscuration and denial of the worship of God as Spirit …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • baalism — Ba·al·ism || bɑːlɪzm n. paganism, idolatry …   English contemporary dictionary

  • baalism — baal·ism …   English syllables

  • baalism — ˈbā(ə)ˌlizəm noun ( s) Usage: often capitalized 1. : the worship of Baal 2. : idolatry …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fred Woods — Fred E. Woods IV (born 1956) is a Brigham Young University professor of LDS Church History and Doctrine, an author specializing in Mormon migration and the executive director of the Mormon Historic Sites Foundation.Early lifeWoods was born and… …   Wikipedia

  • Baal — Although the word simply means ‘lord’ or ‘master’, it was used as the proper noun for the principal object of Canaanite worship. Baal was a fertility and agricultural god, and according to the Deuteronomist historian the Israelites were… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • BAAL WORSHIP — Name and Etymology The word baʿl, common Semitic for owner, master, husband, became the usual designation of the great weather god of the Western Semites. In spite of the fact that the word is used as the theophorous element in personal names,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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