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Da·vid

 (dā′vĭd) Died c. 962 bc.
The second king of Judah and Israel. According to the Bible, he slew the Philistine giant Goliath and succeeded Saul as king. He is the reputed author of many of the Psalms.

[Hebrew dāwīd, beloved, kinsman (sense uncertain); see dwd in Semitic roots.]

David

, Saint fl. sixth century ad.
Patron saint of Wales. His shrine at St. David's in southwest Wales was an important place of pilgrimage during the Middle Ages.
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David

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1. (Biography) the second king of the Hebrews (about 1000–962 bc), who united Israel as a kingdom with Jerusalem as its capital
2. (Biography) Elizabeth. 1914–92, British cookery writer. Her books include Mediterranean Food (1950) and An Omelette and a Glass of Wine (1984)
3. (Biography) Jacques Louis (ʒɑk lwi). 1748–1825, French neoclassical painter of such works as the Oath of the Horatii (1784), Death of Socrates (1787), and The Intervention of the Sabine Women (1799). He actively supported the French Revolution and became court painter to Napoleon Bonaparte in 1804; banished at the Bourbon restoration
4. (Biography) Saint. 6th century ad, Welsh bishop; patron saint of Wales. Feast day: March 1
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Da•vid

(ˈdeɪ vɪd for 1, 2; Fr. daˈvid for 3 )

n.
1. died c970 B.C., the second king of Israel, reigned c1010–c970, successor to Saul.
2. Saint, A.D. c510–601?, Welsh bishop: patron saint of Wales.
3. Jacques Louis, 1748–1825, French painter.
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Noun1.David - patron saint of Wales (circa 520-600)David - patron saint of Wales (circa 520-600)
2.David - French neoclassical painter who actively supported the French Revolution (1748-1825)David - French neoclassical painter who actively supported the French Revolution (1748-1825)
3.David - (Old Testament) the 2nd king of the Israelites; as a young shepherd he fought Goliath (a giant Philistine warrior) and killed him by hitting him in the head with a stone flung from a sling; he united Israel with Jerusalem as its capital; many of the Psalms are attributed to David (circa 1000-962 BC)
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
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Da'ud's work was particularly fanciful, incorporating Dajjal-related conspiracies involving the Bermuda Triangle, UFOs, Hollywood and the Ninja Turtles as part of Jewish plotting.
Karim (Beirut: Dar al-Nadim, 1991), 1, 81; idem, al-Muntazam (Beirut: Dar Sadir, 1939), 5: 142; Da'ud al-Antaqi, Tazyin al-aswaq bi-tafsil ashwaq al-ushshaq, ed.
Among the topics are from the Dome of the Chain to Mihrab Da'ud: the transformation of an Umayyad commemorative site at the Haram al-Sharif in Jerusalem, an Italian Renaissance gate for the Khan: visual culture in early modern Crimea, a missing royal mosque in Istanbul that Islamized a Catholic space: the Galata New Mosque, Adham Isma'il's Arabesque: the making of a radical Arab painting in Syria, (re)writing the early biography of the Alhambra's Fountain of Lions: new evidence from a neo-Latin poem of 1497, and between Istanbul and Gujarat: descriptions of Mecca in the 16th-century Indian Ocean.
In Wau and in Bahr al Ghazal as a whole remained tense but free of the slaughter, largely because the northern governor, Da'ud Abdel Latif, handed over the administration to southerners and left for the north on the steamer Dal.
He said: The blessing of food consists in ablution before it and ablution after it" (Abu Da'ud, adith: 3761).
The Legacy of Shaykh Da'ud bin 'Abd Allah al-Fatani in Mecca and Southeast Asia.
Spokesman Peter Cook said the target, Abdullahi Haji Da'ud, was one of al Shabaab's senior military planners and served as a principal coordinator of attacks in Somalia, Kenya, and Uganda.
WASHINGTON, June 1 (KUNA) -- A US airstrike in south-central Somalia carried out on May 27 targeted senior Al-Shabaab military commander, Abdullahi Haji Da'ud, the Pentagon revealed Wednesday.
forces carried out an airstrike in south-central Somalia targeting Abdullahi Haji Da'ud, a senior military commander for al-Shabaab.
The Hungry Monk, Cambridge Walks, Southport, 01704 809355, - Sat, Nov 21 Somali Stars Maxamed BK, Sahra Ilays and Da'ud Ali Mashaf.
Sunni Islam considers authentic six collections of hadith (those compiled by Bukhari, Muslim, Abu Da'ud, al-Tirmidhi, al-Nasa'i and Ibn Maja) that were subjected to a careful scrutiny of their isnads.
Yet Khaled Da'ud of the Liberal Dastour party urged respect for human rights, saying: "Respect for the constitution and the law and basic human rights is actually a key requirement to win the war against terrorism.