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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • In the Bible, a young man who with Abednego and Shadrach 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.


From a Babylonian language. (Wiktionary)



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