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[fin-ee-uh s] /ˈfɪn i əs/
a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “serpent's mouth or oracle.”. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Phineas looked as if he could have furnished some points on the subject.

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

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

    Shavings Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Phineas did not wait, but even so his pursuer caught him before he reached the gate.

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  • Another person who refused to accept Phillips favorably was Phineas Babbitt.

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