[ bahl ]
/ bɑl /
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adverb Australian Slang.
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Origin of baal
Australian Pidgin English <Dharuk bí-al
Other definitions for baal (2 of 2)
[ bey-uhl, beyl ]
/ ˈbeɪ əl, beɪl /
noun, plural Ba·al·im [bey-uh-lim, bey-lim]. /ˈbeɪ ə lɪm, ˈbeɪ lɪm/.
any of numerous local deities among the ancient Semitic peoples, typifying the productive forces of nature and worshiped with much sensuality.
(sometimes lowercase) a false god.
Origin of Baal
From the Hebrew word baʿal lord
OTHER WORDS FROM BaalBa·al·ish, adjective
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How to use baal in a sentence
And I will take away the names of Baalim out of her mouth, and she shall no more remember their name.
As they called them, they went away from before their face: they offered victims to Baalim, and sacrificed to idols.
Baalim, a general name for all the Syrian gods, as Ash´taroth was for the goddesses.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1|The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
Scaliger derives the name of Beel-zebub, the false god, from Baalim-Zebabim, which signifies lord of sacrifices.History of the Fan|George Woolliscroft Rhead
It becomes evident to him that the Hebrews, like their neighbors, worshiped "baalim" or the gods of the heathens.The Necessity of Atheism|Dr. D.M. Brooks
British Dictionary definitions for baal
/ (bɑːl) /
any of several ancient Semitic fertility gods
Phoenician myth the sun god and supreme national deity
(sometimes not capital) any false god or idol
Word Origin for Baal
from Hebrew bá'al lord, master
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