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Definition of "sheth" []

  • The part of a plough that projects downward beneath the beam, for holding the share and other working parts. (noun)

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Use "sheth" in a sentence
  • "Thus there gradually grew up a tendency to avoid the term, and in accordance with the idea of Ex.xxiii. 13, it was replaced by the contemptuous _b [= o] sheth_, "shame" (see above)."
  • "However, when the name Baal was exclusively appropriated to idolatrous worship (cf.Hos. ii. 16 seq.), abhorrence for the unholy word was marked by writing _b [= o] sheth_ (shameful thing) for _baal_ in compound proper names, and thus we get the usual forms Ishbosheth, Mephibosheth."
  • "Their name means "Southerners." sheathe (sheth), cover with something which protects. sheen (shen), brightness."