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Go·li·ath 1

In the Bible, a giant Philistine warrior who was slain by David with a stone and sling.

Go·li·ath 2

A person or thing of colossal power or achievement.

[After Goliath.]
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(Bible) Old Testament a Philistine giant from Gath who terrorized the Hebrews until he was killed by David with a stone from his sling (I Samuel 17)
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(gəˈlaɪ əθ)

the giant warrior of the Philistines whom David killed with a stone from a sling. I Sam. 17:48–51.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Goliath - (Old Testament) a giant Philistine warrior who was slain by David with a slingshotGoliath - (Old Testament) a giant Philistine warrior who was slain by David with a slingshot
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.Goliath - someone or something that is abnormally large and powerfulgoliath - someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful
unusual person, anomaly - a person who is unusual
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One that is extraordinarily large and powerful:
Slang: whopper.
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[gəˈlaɪəθ] NGoliat
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n (lit, fig)Goliath m
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[gəuˈlaɪəθ] nGolia m
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His paternal grandfather, uncle and father were renowned for their learning, and he studied under Shams Al Din Al Maqdisi, the first Hanbali Chief Justice of Syria following the reform of the judiciary by Baybars -- the Malek Al Zahir Rukn Al Din Baybars Al Bunduqdari, nicknamed Abul Futuh, the Mamluk Sultan of Egypt who inflicted a devastating defeat on the 7th Crusade at the Battle of Ayn Jalut in 1260.