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joseph

noun jo·seph \ˈjō-zəf also -səf\

Definition of JOSEPH

1
capitalized
a :  a son of Jacob who according to the account in Genesis rose to high political office in Egypt after being sold into slavery by his brothers
b :  the husband of Mary the mother of Jesus according to the Gospel accounts
2
:  a long cloak worn especially by women in the 18th century

Origin of JOSEPH

Latin, from Greek Iōsēph, from Hebrew Yōsēph
First Known Use: 14th century

Joseph

biographical name Jo·seph \ˈjō-zəf also -səf\

Definition of JOSEPH

ca 1840–1904 In-mut-too-yah-lat-lat Nez Percé Indian chief

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May 23, 2015
debouch Hear it
to emerge or cause to emerge
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