Mordecai


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Mordecai

(ˌmɔːdəˈkaɪ; ˈmɔːdəˌkaɪ)
n
1. (Biography) Old Testament the cousin of Esther who averted a massacre of the Jews (Esther 2–9)
2. (Bible) Old Testament the cousin of Esther who averted a massacre of the Jews (Esther 2–9)

Mor•de•cai

(ˈmɔr dɪˌkaɪ, -ˌxaɪ)

n.
the cousin of Esther who delivered the Jews from the destruction planned by Haman. Esther 2–8.
References in classic literature ?
I want to find the whereabouts of a steam launch called the Aurora, owner Mordecai Smith, black with two red streaks, funnel black with a white band.
What is the ruinous discount which Mordecai, the broker, gets from poor Woebegone, the bankrupt, on a loan to keep Woebegone's family from starvation; what is that ruinous discount but a Fast-Fish?
All these things profit me nothing while I see Mordecai the Jew sitting in the gate.
A Mordecai Trisler B Mordecai Worcei C Mordecai Proslei D Mordecai Richler 5.
Without that incentive, Jack was not sure he would have made it to Baron Byng High School, where he first met Mordecai Richler.
Red Jacket is the debut novel of Jamaican-born scholar, poet and short story writer Pamela Mordecai.
3) Gurock rightly calls Gratz Mordecai an "unabashed filiopietist," one of the many amateur historians writing for the journal in its first decades.
In Citizenship Under Pressure, Rachel Mordecai seeks to understand what the 1970s represent to Jamaicans--"what happened" even within what she describes as a "dynamic of irreconcilable accounts" (p.
Although it has been more than half a century since it was first noted that author Mordecai Richler writes novels with a problematic portrayal of women, there has been little critical work closely examining this aspect of his works.
In this newly created role, Forman will serve as a strategic advisor to the FHA origination team, reporting directly to Mordecai Rosenberg, head of Greystone's FHA lending group.
Mordecai creates new aspects of the austere figures of the Bible by making Mary a daughter, friend, and woman; splitting the classical theatrical figure of the chorus into groups of males and females who interpret the story as it progresses and promoting a woman's perspectives, which are not often found in traditional interpretations.
Wearable technology uses "smart fabrics," which have the capability to interact with their user or environment, including by tracking and communicating data about their wearer or environment to other devices through embedded sensors and conductive yarns, according to Mark Mordecai, director of business development at Globe.