- the son of Seth. Gen. 5:6.
- a male given name.
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Examples from the Web for enos
Following Kathy's death, Enos would continue to play Kathy's sullen twin, Jodean, in the fourth season of Big Love.Big Love's 12 Most Memorable Moments
March 19, 2011
Do you not think, Enos, that love rises superior to all conventionalities?
"Speak for yourself only, Enos," gently interpolated his wife.
Glad to meet Freyberg again (the man who swam to light the flares at Enos).Gallipoli Diary, Volume 2
The first teacher of whom we have a record was one Enos Wilson, a Negro.
“Been watching your craft since sunup,” declared Uncle Enos.A Little Maid of Massachusetts Colony
Alice Turner Curtis
- Old Testament a son of Seth (Genesis 4:26; 5:6)
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Word Origin and History for enos
masc. proper name, in Old Testament the son of Seth, from Greek Enos, from Hebrew Enosh, literally "man" (cf. nashim "women," Arabic ins "men, people").
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