from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See Table at Bible.
- Jude, Saint fl. first century A.D. One of the 12 Apostles. He is invoked in prayer when a situation seems hopeless.
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- proper n. The penultimate book of the New Testament of the Bible.
- proper n. One of the Apostles, also called Thaddaeus.
- proper n. A male given name.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a New Testament book attributed to Saint Jude
- n. (New Testament) supposed brother of St. James; one of the Apostles who is invoked in prayer when a situation seems hopeless
Greek Iouda, from Hebrew yəhûdâ.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Short form of Judas used in an attempt to distinguish the Apostle Judas Thaddaeus from Judas Iscariot . From Old Testament Judah, Hebrew יְהוּדָה , said to mean "praised". (Wiktionary)