Examples from the Web for mordecai
Mordecai, a court player with an ear for intel (and a way to convey it to power), achieves some of that power.
Esther and Mordecai confront a hostile host society and an implacable bureaucracy.
Beside a statue of Mordecai Anielewicz, the hero of the Warsaw uprising, dripped a crude cartoon of an Auschwitz-bound train.Ultra-Orthodox Jews Vandalize Jerusalem’s Holocaust Memorial|Alex Klein|June 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But Mordecai is not a fatalist whose creed paralyses his energies.Expositor's Bible: Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther|Walter Adeney
Make a hard bargain with Mordecai, and ten to one but you are caught in his trap.
Mordecai was one of those who sat in the hall of the Temple, and he knew seventy languages.
Mordecai is an unruly specimen, and then there is Simeon, who never fails to have an answer ready.
Mordecai still shambles around and worships Mrs. Harrington.Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1904|Lucy Maud Montgomery
British Dictionary definitions for mordecai (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for mordecai (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for mordecai
masc. proper name, biblical cousin of Esther, from Hebrew Mordekhay, from Akkad. Marduk, chief god of the city of Babylon.