Delilah


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De·li·lah

 (də-lī′lə)
In the Bible, a mistress of Samson who betrayed him to the Philistines by having his hair shorn while he slept, thus depriving him of his strength.

Delilah

(dɪˈlaɪlə)
n
1. (Bible) Samson's Philistine mistress, who deprived him of his strength by cutting off his hair (Judges 16:4–22)
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a voluptuous and treacherous woman; temptress

De•li•lah

(dɪˈlaɪ lə)

n.
1. Samson's mistress, who betrayed him to the Philistines. Judges 16.
2. a seductive and treacherous woman.
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Noun1.Delilah - (Old Testament) the Philistine mistress of Samson who betrayed him by cutting off his hair and so deprived him of his strengthDelilah - (Old Testament) the Philistine mistress of Samson who betrayed him by cutting off his hair and so deprived him of his strength
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
2.Delilah - a woman who is considered to be dangerously seductiveDelilah - a woman who is considered to be dangerously seductive
adult female, woman - an adult female person (as opposed to a man); "the woman kept house while the man hunted"
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Delilah

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References in classic literature ?
I'LL make your fortune," she said; and Delilah patted Samson's cheek.
As for Eugenie, she was as strong as a Judith or a Delilah.
But Samson was the unlucky hero, and one Delilah the heroine.
There is none,'' replied the hermit, ``from the scissors of Delilah, and the tenpenny nail of Jael, to the scimitar of Goliath, at which I am not a match for thee But, if I am to make the election, what sayst thou, good friend, to these trinkets?
A woman will sell you for ten pistoles, witness Delilah.
Oliver longs to escape his prescribed existence in the book, and Delilah is obsessed with Oliver's book.
The Wench is Wicked / Blonde Verdict / Delilah was Deadly
The dog, a German Shepherd-husky bitch called Delilah, slipped her lead to escape her ordeal on Percival Street, Pallion, Sunderland, and ran into a nearby garden on Wednesday morning.
Delilah, the Alsatian that guarded the scrap yard, did not bark at him, but wagged her tail and whined.
But Jan Steen's Samson and Delilah, painted in 1668, ended up in the hands of the German vice-chancellor after a remarkable trade.
Louis, MO) Pediatrics Instructor: Delilah Renegar, DC DABCI DACBN
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