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Shadrach

[shad-rak, shey-drak] /ˈʃæd ræk, ˈʃeɪ dræk/
noun
1.
a companion of Daniel who, with Meshach and Abednego, was thrown into the fiery furnace of Nebuchadnezzar and came out unharmed. Dan. 3:12–30.
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  • "Perhaps he can hear us, Shadrach," suggested his companion, mildly.

    Mary-'Gusta Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Shadrach's mouth opened and closed several times, but he said nothing.

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  • "Don't seem to be in that room she was talkin' about," grumbled Shadrach.

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  • "I'm 'fraid one of us had ought to stayed in the store, Shadrach," he said.

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  • Captain Shadrach and I was goin' to bed and we looked in to see if you was all right, that's all.

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  • But, Shadrach, if she don't stay here for good where will she stay?

    Mary-'Gusta Joseph C. Lincoln
  • "I don't see what the time's got to do with it," put in Shadrach.

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  • Con and his father both began a protest, but Shadrach cut it short.

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  • Shadrach was stumped, and he went to church that Sunday morning.

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  • Captain Shadrach did not soil his to any great extent at first.

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British Dictionary definitions for Shadrach

Shadrach

/ˈʃædræk; ˈʃeɪ-/
noun
1.
(Old Testament) one of Daniel's three companions, who, together with Meshach and Abednego, was miraculously saved from destruction in Nebuchadnezzar's fiery furnace (Daniel 3:12–30)
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Word Origin and History for Shadrach

name of one of the three children delivered from the "fiery furnace" in Dan. iii:26.

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