Definitions

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  • proper n. (in some translations) Phinehas
  • proper n. A male given name of biblical origin.

Etymologies

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Hebrew

Examples

  • There's a part where Phineas is preaching his thoughts on the belief that there is no war, that it's just something fat, old men made up to stop younglings from having another "roaring 1920s" -- and eventually Gene stops trying to prove him otherwise.

    My current emotional state, as shown below

  • Isabella, friend to Candance and I think has a crush of Phineas, is played by Alyson Stoner.

    2009 July 19 « Monster Scifi Show Blog

  • Ay, Phineas is a little less beneath your notice than I am.

    John Halifax, Gentleman

  • It was pets only when my new rescue fox terrier Phineas a.k.a Finney flew from the East Coast to Denver on Pet Airways, the airline where pets, and pets only, fly in the comfort of the plane's cabin.

    Kathy McCabe: Pet Travel: One Dog's Flight on Pet Airways (PHOTOS)

  • Low, having not unnaturally been jealous that a young whipper-snapper of a pupil — as she had once called Phineas — should become a Parliament man before her husband, who had worked his way up gallantly, in the usual course.

    Phineas Finn

  • 'He says he'll be delighted,' said a bored voice behind Dumbledore; the wizard called Phineas had reappeared in front of his Slytherin banner.

    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

  • 'Oh, very well,' said the wizard called Phineas, eyeing the wand with mild apprehension, 'though he may well have destroyed my picture by now, he's done away with most of the family -'

    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

  • Had it not been for that last word Phineas would have turned again, and at once rejected the proposition.

    Phineas Redux

  • And Mr.. Low had been more sure than Mr. Low, having not unnaturally been jealous that a young whipper-snapper of a pupil, — as she had once called Phineas, — should become a Parliament man before her husband, who had worked his way up gallantly, in the usual course.

    Phineas Finn

  • And Mrs Low had been more sure than Mr Low, having not unnaturally been jealous that a young whipper-snapper of a pupil -- as she had once called Phineas -- should become a Parliament man before her husband, who had worked his way up gallantly, in the usual course.

    Phineas Finn

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