- a Hebrew leader, sent as a spy into the land of Canaan. Num. 13:6.
- a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “dog.”
Examples from the Web for caleb
“Kentucky Opportunity Coalition understands the applicable reporting regulations,” group treasurer Caleb Crosby wrote.Mystery Man Buys Kentucky for the GOP
Center for Public Integrity
October 29, 2014
So, it was Phil dragging Caleb around in the rain for a few hours.
Because it was so difficult for Phil to drag Caleb around, it adds to the drama.
Off the job, Aldridge is happily married to Kings of Leon front man Caleb Followill.Meet the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Girls
February 14, 2014
Caleb makes clear that those plaguing him are honest-to-god metaphysical beings and not traumatic figments.Possessed by PTSD, A Veteran Uses Exorcisms to Cast Out His Demons
Brian Van Reet
February 2, 2014
"Come to me to-morrow, Caleb," continued my friend, changing the subject.
"Be seated, Caleb," said Mr Clayton, as we entered the room in company.
"It comes too late," sighed Caleb, heavily; and the letter fell from his hands.
Caleb, there is an excellent living that adjoins my uncle's house.
We shall be neighbours, Caleb, and then you shall try and find a bride for yourself.
Word Origin and History for caleb
masc. proper name, in the Bible, one of the 12 men sent by Moses to reconnoiter Canaan, from Hebrew Kalebh, literally "dog-like," from kelebh "dog."