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[ey-duh] /ˈeɪ də/
one of the two wives of Lamech. Gen. 4:19.
the wife of Esau, and the mother of Eliphaz, Gen. 36:2, 4, 10, 12, 16. Unabridged
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  • "Well, the fact is, we want to use this room," continued Adah.

    For the School Colours Angela Brazil
  • Adah joins in his entreaties, and endeavours to cling to the sides of the vessel.

  • And Adah and her brothers and sisters were also born unto the house of Adam.

    The Secret of the Creation Howard D. Pollyen
  • However, this mishap did not wholly abate Adah's interest in our affairs.

    The House Eugene Field
  • She did not seem to hear him, but continued questioning Adah.

    Bad Hugh Mary Jane Holmes
  • And Adah bare Jabal: he was the father of the shepherds that dwell in tents.

    The City of God, Volume II Aurelius Augustine
  • But no, his eyes were only intent on the darkness without; he had no care for her, Adah, though he knew she was there.

    Bad Hugh Mary Jane Holmes
  • "We're not going to alter our arrangements for anybody," returned Adah tartly.

    For the School Colours Angela Brazil
  • Adah began the proceedings by reading a report of the school activities for the previous term.

    For the School Colours Angela Brazil
  • Adah was making a desperate effort to curb her temper and be conciliatory.

    For the School Colours Angela Brazil

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