Delilah

noun
De·​li·​lah | \ di-ˈlī-lə How to pronounce Delilah (audio) \

Definition of Delilah

: the mistress and betrayer of Samson in the book of Judges

First Known Use of Delilah

1573, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Delilah

Hebrew Dĕlīlāh

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“Delilah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Delilah. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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