American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- In the Bible, a giant Philistine warrior who was slain by David with a stone and sling.
- n. A person or thing of colossal power or achievement.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as goliath-beetle.
- n. In ornithology, the giant heron, Ardea goliath, of Africa.
- n. In mech., a form of crane of exceptional power.
- n. biblical A giant famous for his battle with David.
- n. figuratively Any large person or thing; someone or something that is abnormally large or powerful.
- n. someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful
- n. (Old Testament) a giant Philistine warrior who was slain by David with a slingshot
- After Goliath. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Ballmer using the term Goliath when referring to Google.”
“Currently in the works, War of the Worlds Goliath is a sequel to War of the Worlds, pitting giant, steam-powered Tripod battle machines against the Martians.”
“A Goliath is a tank, and Dvd uses something that looks suspiciously like a rocket launcher.”
“War of the Worlds: Goliath is a straight-to-DVD sequel of the H.G. Wells classic and billed as an "animated steampunk epic".”
“My Goliath is so comfy I can sleep in it without fear.”
“Sorry The Goliath is just too much for me to lug up into a tree.”
“It would be nice to see how Goliath is paying and feeding their ‘army’.”
“Goliath is a comedy with a dash of drama, though the film leans mostly to the hilarious side of things (albeit, more often deadpan antics ala The Office).”
“In an attempt to encourage people to read Bible stories, an Anglican Vicar, Rev Robert Harrison, has come out with a new book containing 10 * reworked* Bible stories: Goliath is a celebrity binge drinker, Eve is a sex-obsessed man-eater and Noah's wife wants to kill him ... welcome to the updated Bible.”
“As for "elements to the law that are morally ambiguous", well, if one stipulates that the cosmology of David and Goliath is empirically unverifiable (i.e., if one allows for the existence of morals other than through interpretation of the holy writings of the Judeo/Christian/Muslim/Bhah'i traditions) then the entire history of law based on the assumption that some gaseous invertebrate will not allow an unjust cause to prevail might indeed qualify as "morally ambiguous.”
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