[beys, beyt; Sephardic Hebrew bet]
- the second letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
- either of the consonant sounds represented by this letter.
Origin of beth
1905–10; < Hebrew bēth literally, house; see beta
- a female given name, form of Elizabeth.
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Examples from the Web for beth
The Walking Dead piled up an impressive body count in 2014, with Lizzie, Hershel, and Beth among its major casualties.The Red Viper, Zoe Barnes, and the Best Fictional Deaths of 2014
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Emily Kinney told me that Beth and Dawn understood and respected each other on a certain level.
But in another world, Beth stabs Dawn and she is bleeding and none of those other cops are helping her get to a doctor.
When did you first receive the news that Beth would be killed off?
Do you think Beth knew what would happen if she stabbed Dawn with those scissors?
“But he is not all wolf,” interposed Beth, standing for her brother in his absence.White Fang
Peter glanced around, pointed vaguely, and Beth Cameron laughed.
"I've been thinkin' about what you said yesterday," said Beth to Peter.
Pity—with a voice like that—she ought to have had opportunities—this scornful little Beth.
Like Beth Cameron this girl was very particular in choosing her acquaintances.
- the second letter of the Hebrew alphabet (ב) transliterated as b
from Hebrew bēth-, bayith house
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