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- proper n. An Apostle, identified with Jude.
- proper n. A male given name; usually spelled Thaddeus.
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- n. (New Testament) supposed brother of St. James; one of the Apostles who is invoked in prayer when a situation seems hopeless
Ancient Greek Θαδδαῖος, of uncertain origin. Relationship to Theodore or Theodosius has been suggested. (Wiktionary)