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eve

noun \ˈēv\

: the evening or the day before a special day

: the period of time just before an important event

Full Definition of EVE

1
:  evening
2
:  the evening or the day before a special day
3
:  the period immediately preceding

Examples of EVE

  1. <from morn to eve the settlers toiled to eke a living from the harsh land>

Origin of EVE

Middle English eve, even
First Known Use: 13th century

Eve

noun \ˈēv\

Definition of EVE

:  the first woman, the wife of Adam, and the mother of Cain and Abel

Origin of EVE

Old English Ēfe, from Late Latin Eva, from Hebrew Ḥawwāh
First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Bible Terms

antediluvian, apocalyptic, apocrypha, behemoth

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