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Word Origin and History for keziah

Keziah

fem. proper name, biblical daughter of Job, from Hebrew Qetzi'ah, literally "cassia," the aromatic tree that produces cinnamon.

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Historical Examples of keziah

  • Keziah dipped her pen in the ink and went on with her letter.

    Keziah Coffin

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • Keziah Coffin, you sit there and ask me why I can't marry her!

    Keziah Coffin

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • He began to enumerate some of the things Keziah had told concerning the Hammond family.

    Keziah Coffin

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • Keziah started, as if the slam of the door had been an electric shock.

    Keziah Coffin

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • Keziah's face was red now, and growing redder every instant.

    Keziah Coffin

    Joseph C. Lincoln