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Goliath

noun Go·li·ath \gə-ˈlī-əth\

Definition of GOLIATH

1
:  a Philistine champion who in I Samuel 17 is killed by David
2
:  giant

Examples of GOLIATH

  1. <the family-owned company lost the contract to a multibillion-dollar Goliath>

Origin of GOLIATH

Hebrew Golyath
First Known Use: 14th century

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