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Dinah

[dahy-nuh] /ˈdaɪ nə/
noun
1.
Also, Douay Bible, Dina. the daughter of Jacob and Leah. Gen. 30:21.
2.
a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “vindicated.”.
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  • This garrulous body, old Dinah Wilson, was talking as Hugh entered.

    A Son of Hagar

    Sir Hall Caine
  • "Not yet, sir," answered one of the servants—it was old Dinah Wilson.

    A Son of Hagar

    Sir Hall Caine
  • "Ask Mr. Paul if he is ready," he said, when Dinah brought the tray.

    A Son of Hagar

    Sir Hall Caine
  • My sister Dinah has, I verily believe, the most sovereign remedy for these pains.

    Barrington Charles James Lever
  • After all, Dinah, it is not that he holds us more cheaply, but rates himself higher.

    Barrington Charles James Lever
  • He knew he ought to ask them; he knew Dinah would have asked them.

    Barrington Charles James Lever
  • What a strong muster we shall be; and how we 'll astonish that old bin of Madeira, Dinah!

    Barrington Charles James Lever
  • Still, my dear Dinah, one-half of such a crop is a goodly yield.

    Barrington Charles James Lever
British Dictionary definitions for Dinah

Dinah

/ˈdaɪnə/
noun
1.
the daughter of Jacob and Leah (Genesis 30:21; 34)
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Word Origin and History for Dinah

fem. proper name, in the Old Testament, Jacob's daughter by Leah, from Hebrew Dinah, literally "judgment," from din "to judge."

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