- Ambrose,1675?–1749, English poet and dramatist.
- one of the 12 apostles. Mark 3:18; John 1:43–48; 6:5–7.
- one of the leaders of the Christian Hellenists in the early church in Jerusalem who afterwards became an evangelist and missionary. Acts 6; 8:26–40.
- KingMetacomet, died 1676, North American Indian chief: sachem of the Wampanoag tribe 1662–76; leader of the Indians in King Philip's War.
- Prince, Duke of Edinburgh,born 1921, consort of Elizabeth II.
- a male given name: from a Greek word meaning “lover of horses.”
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Examples from the Web for philips
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July 19, 2013
Master Jan, the Brussels goldsmith, paid me three Philips fl.Albert Durer
T. Sturge Moore
"For your profanity and want of courtesy we will make the ransom a thousand philips, then," said he.
"Sixty Philips will I pay for the joy of taming that wild cat," said he.
"So much loveliness may not be bought for fifty Philips, O Ibrahim," said he.
Shall I count out one thousand and one hundred philips, O dalal.
- New Testament
- one of the twelve apostles of Jesus
- Also: Philip the Evangelistone of the seven deacons appointed by the early Church
- Also: Philip the Tetrarchone of the sons of Herod the Great, who was ruler of part of former Judaea (4 bc –34 ad) (Luke 3:1)
- King, American Indian name Metacomet. died 1676, American Indian chief, the son of Massasoit. He waged King Philip's War against the colonists of New England (1675–76) and was killed in battle
- Prince. another name for the (Duke of): Edinburgh Prince. another name for the (Duke of) Edinburgh
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Word Origin and History for philips
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