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Phineas

[fin-ee-uh s]
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noun
  1. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “serpent's mouth or oracle.”
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  • Phineas did not wait, but even so his pursuer caught him before he reached the gate.

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    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • Phineas swore with such vehemence that the oath might have been heard across the road.

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    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • Phineas looked as if he could have furnished some points on the subject.

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    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • I want Major Grover and Phineas here to understand the—the whole of it.

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    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • "Don't seem to me time for the benediction yet, Phineas," he said.

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    Joseph C. Lincoln