from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- In the Bible, a Jewish heroine who rescued her people by slaying an Assyrian general.
- n. See Table at Bible.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A female given name
- proper n. A book of the Old Testament of some Christian Bibles; a book of the Vulgate Apocrypha.
- proper n. The protagonist of the Biblical book of Judith.
- proper n. The name of A wife of Esau.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. Jewish heroine in one of the books of the Apocrypha; she saved her people by decapitating the Assyrian general Holofernes
- n. an Apocryphal book telling how Judith saved her people
From Hebrew יְהוּדִית (Y'hudít, "woman from Judea, Jewess") (Wiktionary)