Laban

[ley-buh n]
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Contemporary Examples of laban

  • In 2008, after a rift with Laban, he disappeared to the empty expanse of Greenland.

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    The Repentant Radical

    Michael Moynihan

    September 17, 2013

  • Akkari and Laban had long been disaffected with life in Denmark, a country they saw as louche and irreligious.

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    September 17, 2013

Historical Examples of laban

  • When old Laban lived here it's a safe bet he never used any other.

    Thankful's Inheritance

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • Now I don't believe in such things, of course, but old Laban he did die there.

    Thankful's Inheritance

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • Laban was tremendously surprised—at least he pretended to be.

    Cap'n Dan's Daughter

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • "I can't get any supper to-night, Laban," she declared firmly.

    Cap'n Dan's Daughter

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • Laban was to receive ten dollars a week, from which sum he was to provide his own meals.

    Cap'n Dan's Daughter

    Joseph C. Lincoln


British Dictionary definitions for laban

Laban

noun
  1. Old Testament the father-in-law of Jacob, father of Leah and Rachel (Genesis 29:16)
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