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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. A term of reproach used by the Jews of our Savior's time, meaning “worthless.”

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Worthless; naught: a transliterated word occurring in Mat. v. 22, common among the Jews in Christ's time as an expression of contempt.

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