a son of Jacob and Leah. Genesis 29:34.
one of the 12 tribes of Israel, traditionally descended from him.
original name of Matthew (def. 1).
a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “a joining.”
Other definitions for Levi (2 of 2)
Car·lo [kahr-law], /ˈkɑr lɔ/, 1902–75, Italian painter and writer.
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How to use Levi in a sentence
Levi writes that his story is certainly true, as millions of variations would be equally true.Carbon, It’s Elementary, Dear Reader - Issue 99: Universality | John Barnett | April 14, 2021 | Nautilus
Now they’re registering substantial sales at mass-market denim leaders such as Levi’s and American Eagle Outfitters, suggesting it’s more than a niche trend.
Levi’s CEO Chip Bergh has talked about the growing appetite for more relaxed fits over the past year.
Gap, Levi’s, and Target are among the companies that include Yi Da on their publicly shared lists of suppliers.Who is responsible for the world’s garment workers? | Marc Bain | February 22, 2021 | Quartz
Its closing came six months before it was scheduled to celebrate its 49th anniversary as the city’s iconic bar and club catering to the leather-Levi crowd.Rights to DC Eagle name purchased by Duplex Diner co-owner | Lou Chibbaro Jr. | December 2, 2020 | Washington Blade
On Dec. 22, 1799, Sands told her cousins that she would be leaving to elope with a fellow boarder named Levi Weeks that night.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion | Nina Strochlic | January 8, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
According to the sheriff, 18-year-old Levi Weaver begged the officer to shoot him, and then leapt at him.
Celebrity participants like Zachary Levi—who devotes substantial time to discussing ALS—are outliers.
The anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss saw the Amazon rainforest, as he saw most things, as a complex structure.
Compare the Auto-Tune way of singing today with the way Levi Stubbs of the Four Tops sang.Interview: T Bone Burnett, the Coen Brothers’ Music Guru | Andrew Romano | December 13, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
“Wait a minute 'ere,” said Mr. Levi, and he went into the room beyond this, where she knew there were writing materials.
Each evening Mr. Levi was in attendance, and this day, according to rule, she went down to the grand old dining-room.
Mr. Levi enters almost beside him; how white his big eyeballs gleam, as he steps in under the same cold light!
As an instance of explicit references made to the duty, we may advert to the blessing of Moses on the tribe of Levi.The Ordinance of Covenanting | John Cunningham
Simeon and Levi were the most active in seeking to compass the death of Joseph, and a curse was sent upon them.Beacon Lights of History, Volume II | John Lord
British Dictionary definitions for Levi (1 of 3)
the third son of Jacob and Leah and the ancestor of the tribe of Levi (Genesis 29:34)
the priestly tribe descended from this patriarch (Numbers 18:21–24)
New Testament another name for Matthew the apostle
British Dictionary definitions for Levi (2 of 3)
Carlo. 1902–75, Italian physician, painter, and writer. Best known for his novel Christ Stopped at Eboli (1947), his other works include The Watch (1952) and Words are Stones (1958)
Primo (ˈpriːməʊ). 1919–87, Italian novelist. His book If This is a Man (1947) relates his experiences in Auschwitz. Other books include The Periodic Table (1956) and The Drowned and the Saved (1988), published after his suicide
British Dictionary definitions for Levi (3 of 3)
Judaism a descendant of the tribe of Levi who has certain privileges in the synagogue service
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