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Titus

[tahy-tuh s] /ˈtaɪ təs/
noun
1.
a disciple and companion of the apostle Paul, to whom Paul is supposed to have addressed an Epistle.
2.
this New Testament Epistle.
Abbreviation: Tit.
3.
(Flavius Sabinus Vespasianus) a.d. 40?–81, Roman emperor 79–81.
4.
5.
a male given name.
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  • Titus knew that famine was sapping the strength of the defenders, and that every day weakened their power of resistance.

    For the Temple G. A. Henty
  • Titus was ambitious, and he was chosen captain of his company.

  • The next day, the 4th of August, Titus called a council of his generals, to deliberate on the fate of the Temple.

    For the Temple G. A. Henty
  • Titus had no whiskey ration, or the means of obtaining liquor.

  • And what was the work of the merciful Titus after ordering the execution of thousands, and consigning thousands to slavery?

British Dictionary definitions for Titus

Titus

/ˈtaɪtəs/
noun
1.
(New Testament)
  1. Saint. a Greek disciple and helper of Saint Paul. Feast day: Jan 26 or Aug 25
  2. the book written to him (in full The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to Titus), containing advice on pastoral matters
2.
full name Titus Flavius Sabinus Vespasianus. ?40–81 ad, Roman emperor (78–81 ad)
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