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Tobit

[toh-bit]
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noun
  1. a book of the Apocrypha.
  2. a devout Jew whose story is recorded in this book.
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Examples from the Web for tobit

Historical Examples

  • It occurs in the English version of the Apocryphal book of Tobit, vi.

    The Slang Dictionary

    John Camden Hotten

  • It has been suggested that the phantom figures are Tobit and the Angel.

    Turner

    C. Lewis Hind

  • There lieth Tobit the prophet, of whom Holy Writ speaketh of.

  • By the revolving wheel of fortune, Tobit is at length reduced to poverty.

    Oriental Women

    Edward Bagby Pollard

  • Tobit, take your prisoner away, and shut him up in the store'us'.

    The Chainbearer

    J. Fenimore Cooper


British Dictionary definitions for tobit

Tobit

noun Old Testament
  1. a pious Jew who was released from blindness through the help of the archangel Raphael
  2. a book of the Apocrypha relating this story
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