[ lem-yoo-uhl ]

  1. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “devoted to God.”

Words Nearby Lemuel

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How to use Lemuel in a sentence

  • Cocked hat, worn by Lemuel Lyon on board the tea-ship in Boston harbor.

  • In this connection, the story of Lemuel Hostitter, who kept the corner grocery in my old town, naturally comes to mind.

  • I made a pathetic appeal to my wife to take them into hers; she reminded me coolly that Uncle Lemuel was my uncle.

    Bizarre | Lawton Mackall
  • The sixth, comprising the first nine verses of the last chapter, are “The words of King Lemuel.”

    The Bible | John E. Remsburg
  • So Sir Lemuel was taking his breakfast in bed, and "small blame to him."

    The Lost Lady of Lone | E.D.E.N. Southworth