Jacob's eleventh son, the first of Jacob and his second wife, Rachel: sold into slavery by his brothers. Genesis 30:22–24; 37.
the husband of Mary who was the mother of Jesus. Matthew 1:16–25.
Hinmaton-yalaktit, c1840–1904, leader of the Nez Perce: led 1,000-mile (1,600-km) retreat from U.S. forces in an attempt to reach Canada in 1877.
(lowercase) a long coat buttoning in the front, worn especially by women as part of their riding habit in colonial America.
a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “increaser.”
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How to use Joseph in a sentence
There's a ranchman out there, I think his name is John Josephs, or some such name, who seems to want to get hold of our ranch.The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle | Laura Lee Hope
For him read hem, Josephs relatives; for migte in the next line migten.
And when He burst asunder the bands of death and came out of Josephs sepulchre, that was supernatural.Pleasure & Profit in Bible Study | Dwight Moody
The Samuel Josephs were always giving children's parties at the Bay and there was always the same food.The Garden Party | Katherine Mansfield
The Samuel Josephs fought fearfully for the prizes and cheated and pinched one another's arms—they were all expert pinchers.The Garden Party | Katherine Mansfield
British Dictionary definitions for joseph (1 of 2)
a woman's floor-length riding coat with a small cape, worn esp in the 18th century
British Dictionary definitions for Joseph (2 of 2)
the eleventh son of Jacob and one of the 12 patriarchs of Israel (Genesis 30:2–24)
either or both of two tribes descended from his sons Ephraim and Manasseh
Saint Joseph New Testament the husband of Mary the mother of Jesus (Matthew 1:16–25). Feast day: Mar 19
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