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Writings

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noun plural Writ·ings \ˈrī-tiŋz\

Definition of Writings

  1. :  the third part of the Jewish scriptures — see bible table



Origin and Etymology of writings

translation of Late Hebrew kĕthūbhīm


First Known Use: 14th century



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