Examples from the Web for uriah
Historical Examples of uriah
Uriah Heep may be a crawling creature; but his crawling takes him upstairs.A Treatise on Parents and Children
George Bernard Shaw
Uriah Mott, private, mustered out with company May 24, 1863.War from the Inside
Frederick L. (Frederick Lyman) Hitchcock
The other's tone was delightfully envious of Uriah's good fortune.
Uriah couldn't help bragging a little as he told his good fortune.
Poor Uriah has been disposed of, and now the lady sends you to look for his bones.
masc. proper name, in Old Testament, the Hittite husband of Bathsheba; of non-Hebrew (possibly Horite) origin, but explained by folk etymology as Hebrew Uriyyah, literally "flame of the Lord." Uriah Heep, character from Dickens' "David Copperfield" (1850) sometimes is invoked as the type of a hypocritically humble person.