noun (used with a singular verb) Douay Bible.
Examples from the Web for machabees
It seems to allude to the times of Antiochus, and to the victories of the Machabees.
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