Origin of philistine
Related formsphil·is·tin·ism [fil-uh-stee-niz-uhm, -stahy-, fi-lis-tuh-niz-uhm, -tee-] /ˈfɪl ə stiˌnɪz əm, -staɪ-, fɪˈlɪs təˌnɪz əm, -ti-/, noun
Examples from the Web for philistine
They snap strong cords even as Samson did the Philistine withes.The Firebrand|S. R. Crockett
Jonathan and his armour-bearer charged the Philistine garrison and routed hundreds singlehanded.When the Holy Ghost is Come|S. L. Brengle
The traditional enemy, the Philistine, comes up over the hill.Quiet Talks on Service|S. D. Gordon
This refers to the coast of Palestine in the neighborhood of the Philistine cities or Gezer.Archology and the Bible|George A. Barton
And do you understand, Fred, that it would be base on my part were I to follow you to the Philistine?