from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- In the Bible, a young man who with Abednego and Meshach emerged unharmed from the fiery furnace of Babylon.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. One of the captives in the Bible that came out of the fiery furnace unharmed.
- proper n. A male given name of biblical origin.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A mass of iron on which the operation of smelting has failed of its intended effect; -- so called from Shadrach, one of the three Hebrews who came forth unharmed from the fiery furnace of Nebuchadnezzar. (See Dan. iii. 26, 27.)
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In metallurgy, same as salamander, 10.
In the end I would probably have voted for Mindbridge since the sex scenes are more entertaining than those in Shadrach in the Furnace (though of course in the counterfactual situation where I actually had a vote that year I would have been 10, so that particular factor would not have mattered so much to me).
Cat, whom you call Shadrach, to make off with that of your fat brother; yes, and even gave it to him after his own beast had been lamed by accident.
The base was on the innermost planet, which the team had dubbed Shadrach: a roughly Mars-sized chunk of lifeless rock with a pair of moons, orbiting some five hundred million kilometers out from the center of the giant.
Their Hebrew names were to them witnesses for God, mementoes of the faith of their fathers; hence the king, to destroy their influence, called Daniel, Belteshazzar, i.e. "the treasurer of the god Bel;" Hannaniah he called Shadrach, i.e. "the messenger of the king;" Mishael he called Meshach, i.e. "the devotee of the goddess Shesach."
He, and Sir Daniel Galbraith's adopted son -- Sir Daniel is Dr. Galbraith's uncle -- were my brother Dawne's great friends at Oxford, where the three of them were known as Shadrach,
Over on his blog, Stuart Moore shows off some really nice Jon Proctor art for a project they haven’t sold to a publisher yet called Shadrach Stone.
They sang "Shadrach," an account of the Bible story of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego.
And looking just at hip hop, I haven't even mentioned the Beastie Boys '"Shadrach," which uses the fiery furnace story to explain the rap group's situation with its record label during the late 1980s.
"Shadrach," he said, "I don't hardly know how to begin.
"Shadrach," murmured Zoeth, "don't say such unlikely things about folks.
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