/ (ɡæθ) /

  1. Old Testament one of the five cities of the Philistines, from which Goliath came (I Samuel 17:4) and near which Saul fell in battle (II Samuel 1:20): Douay spelling: Geth (ɡɛθ)

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How to use Gath in a sentence

  • He lived for some time as a bandit, robbing the subjects of the King of Gath, who had given him shelter.

    God and my Neighbour | Robert Blatchford
  • Unwittingly to “make sport for the men of war in Gath” by no means suited the fancy of that haughty ladye.

    Sword and Gown | George A. Lawrence
  • Breathe it not in Gath, but in this unpleasant fashion does Sarah achieve her crinkled morning coiffure!

    Mavis of Green Hill | Faith Baldwin
  • Rent′-Gath′erer, a collector of rents; Rent′-roll, a roll or account of rents: a rental or schedule of rents.

  • Dick had been on parade extremely early that morning, and, tell it not in Gath!