Chaldee

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Chaldee of or relating to ancient Chaldea or its people or language or culture
    • n Chaldee an inhabitant of ancient Chaldea
    • n Chaldee a wise man skilled in occult learning
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Chaldee Of or pertaining to Chaldea.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Chaldee kal′dē relating to Chaldea
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Usage

In literature:

Notwithstanding the destruction by the Chaldees, the city continued to be the seat of the sanctuary.
"Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1" by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg
The origin of the primitive Chaldees is yet an unsettled matter among learned men.
"Vestiges of the Mayas" by Augustus Le Plongeon
It was the Chaldee doctrine realized.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2)" by John William Draper
In this section we have the story of the patriarchal family, first coming out of Ur of the Chaldees, and living for a while in Canaan.
"Training the Teacher" by A. F. Schauffler
The brazen serpent was called the WORD by the Chaldee paraphrast.
"Bible Myths and their Parallels in other Religions" by T. W. Doane
His departure from Ur of the Chaldees was a family migration.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews" by Thomas Charles Edwards
He studied at Rome, where he lectured on Arabic, Syriac, Chaldee, philosophy and theology.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 4" by Various
Through them, as though winking with sardonic humour, the red eye of the Chaldee lime-kiln glowed intermittently.
"Shadows of Flames" by Amelie Rives
The explanation formerly adopted and embodied in the name Chaldee is that the change took place in Babylon.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7" by Various
The massacre of Syrians, Jacobites and Chaldees at Urfa and elsewhere formed no part of the original plan.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 5" by Various
See the chapters relating to the Chaldee Paraphrases.
"The Messiah in Moses and the Prophets" by Eleazar Lord
La Perse, la Chaldee et la Susane.
"Woman in Science" by John Augustine Zahm
In the remote periods of Phos, Chrysos, and Ephestes, gods and mortals conversed in Chaldee with the most interesting familiarity.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 7 (of 10)" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
When Abraham arrived there from Ur of the Chaldees, he found the pioneers had gone before him.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, v. 3, number 18" by Various
UR OF THE CHALDEES, Genesis, 83, 84.
"Expositor's Bible: Index" by S. G. Ayres
The recital opens where the Jews delighted to trace their origin, in Ur of the Chaldees.
"Expositor's Bible: Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther" by Walter Adeney
On the other hand, we have followed Lot from Ur of the Chaldees also; but alas!
"The Lord's Coming" by C. H. (Charles Henry) Mackintosh
Across this plain four thousand years ago Abraham wandered from far-away Ur of the Chaldees.
"The Mediterranean" by T. G. (Thomas Gray) Bonney, E. A. R. Ball, H. D. Traill, Grant Allen, and Arthur Griffiths
Long ago, when he came out of Ur of the Chaldees, God promised blessings to Abram and his posterity.
"Bible Emblems" by Edward E. Seelye
His skill in Greek, Hebrew, Chaldee, and Arabic, gave him the reputation of being the most learned man of his age.
"History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century, Vol 2" by J. H. Merle D'Aubigné
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In poetry:

There is a parable in the pathless cloud,
There's prophecy in heaven,--they did not lie,
The Chaldee shepherds; seal-ed from the proud,
To cheer the weighted heart that mates the seeing eye.
"The Cloud's Swan-Song" by Francis Thompson