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noun (used with a singular verb) Douay Bible.
  1. Maccabees(def 2).
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Historical Examples of machabees

  • It seems to allude to the times of Antiochus, and to the victories of the Machabees.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version


  • Who dare infer that God should then cease to be: Also in the first book of Machabees 5.

  • Now in the book of Machabees, this doctrine is so plainly laid down, that no man in his senses, can contradict it.

    Two Addresses

    Nicholas Rigby