/ (ˈtɛrəf) /
noun plural -aphim (-əfɪm)
Old Testament any of various small household gods or images venerated by ancient Semitic peoples. (Genesis 31:19–21; I Samuel 19:13–16)
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Word Origin for teraph
C14: from Hebrew, of uncertain origin
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Example sentences from the Web for teraph
After all, I liked you from the first moment I saw you, and asked the teraph about you, and I got an answer—such an answer!
You, too, will be able to guess some day, without the teraph's help.