I Maccabees

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n I Maccabees an Apocryphal book describing the life of Judas Maccabaeus
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Usage

In literature:

But I say, consider the Maccabees.
"The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay" by Maurice Hewlett
I refer the reader for the more ancient narrative to the second book of Maccabees, chap.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. II (of 3)" by Isaac Disraeli
XXXII., 13, Maccabees II., I, 18, Matthew V., 13, but all require an unnecessary strain on the imagination.
"De Re Metallica" by Georgius Agricola
I mean such as the Old Testament heroes and the Maccabees of a later date.
"In League with Israel" by Annie F. Johnston
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In news:

Litvin was dressed as Judah Maccabee and sang "Oh Chanukah" and "I Have a Little Dreidel" for the gathering.
"Why don't I have a first draft of "The Maccabees".
I'm drunk with excitement over Mel Gibson 's Maccabee movie.
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