Aaron's rod


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Aaron's rod

n.
1. A rod-shaped architectural molding decorated with a design of leaves, scrolls, or a twined serpent.
2. Any of various plants with a tall flowering stalk.

[After the blossoming rod of Aaron in Numbers 17:8.]

Aaron's rod

n
1. (Bible) the rod used by Aaron in performing a variety of miracles in Egypt. It later blossomed and produced almonds (Numbers 17)
2. (Plants) a widespread Eurasian scrophulariaceous plant, Verbascum thapsus, having woolly leaves and tall erect spikes of yellow flowers
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Noun1.Aaron's rod - tall-stalked very woolly mullein with densely packed yellow flowersAaron's rod - tall-stalked very woolly mullein with densely packed yellow flowers; ancient Greeks and Romans dipped the stalks in tallow for funeral torches
flannel leaf, mullein, velvet plant - any of various plants of the genus Verbascum having large usually woolly leaves and terminal spikes of yellow or white or purplish flowers
References in classic literature ?
Here, too, is part of Aaron's rod, and a lock of hair from Elisha the prophet."
Inside the Ark = Hebrews 9:4-5 Which had the golden censer, and the ark of the covenant overlaid roundabout with gold, wherein was the golden pot that had manna, and Aaron's rod that budded, and the tables of the covenant; 5 And over it the cherubims of glory shadowing the mercy seat; of which we cannot now speak particularly.
When one of our mulleins began to wilt, we stripped the leaves and used the stalk (also known as Aaron's Rod, a biblical reference to the blooming staff of Moses's brother) to hold up our drooping hollyhock.
The rod is now a "living rod." Aaron's rod. The word tangent
Lawrence's texts examined by the author include Women in Love, Aaron's Rod, A Thousand Plateaus, Kangaroo, St.
(10) Aaron's Rod is a continuation, with increased intensity, of the issues of given-named and surnamed characters in Women in Love, especially as the Gerald-Birkin pair comes into focus in the "Gladiatorial" chapter.
a wooden chest decorated with gold and cherubim that contained the original commandments and, in some accounts, Aaron's rod, or wand.
Aaron loses his flute at the end of Aaron's Rod; Alvina (in The Lost Girl), after submitting to the virile Ciccio and moving to Italy, loses her mooring.
By weaving the literary perspective of Aaron's Rod and "The Woman Who Rode Away" with Lawrence's attitude towards women, power, and misanthropy, the author makes for a much more engaging and persuasive argument than was achieved in earlier chapters by separating the philosophical from the literary.
There, in the evolving narrative strategies and recurring imagery of the novels Me Lost Girl and Aaron's Rod; the novellas The Fox, he Captain's Doll, and The Ladybird; and four of the short stories--"England, My England," "The Blind Man," "Hadrian" and "The Horse Dealer's Daughter"--might be found the reasons for Lawrence's remarkable descent into the misogyny and seeming fascism of some of his later work.
Lawrence's novel, Aaron's Rod, ends with the 1967 film, You Only Live Twice.
Jasper wrote about the United Nations' Earth-centered "religion," devoting major space to something called the "Ark of Hope." He described this ark as a blasphemous copy of the biblical Ark of the Covenant, in which Moses placed the Ten Commandments, Aaron's rod, and a sample of the manna that God sent from heaven.