from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Judas Iscariot Died c. A.D. 30. One of the 12 Apostles and the betrayer of Jesus in the New Testament.
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- proper n. One of the twelve disciples of Jesus in the New Testament, who betrayed Jesus into the hands of the chief priests for 30 pieces of silver.
- n. A betrayer.
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- n. (New Testament) the Apostle who betrayed Jesus to his enemies for 30 pieces of silver
Judas Iscariot beyond the bare facts of his call to the Apostolate, his treachery, and his death.
In times agone, all people were agreed there was something astray with a red-headed man, and so, in mediæval paintings, Judas Iscariot was represented with a carroty poll.
If such an attack upon a neighbor and benefactor is Mr. Page's version of Southern chivalry and manhood, let us build a monument to Judas Iscariot and compose anthems of praise to Benedict Arnold.