Dorcas

noun
Dor·​cas | \ ˈdȯr-kəs How to pronounce Dorcas (audio) \

Definition of Dorcas

: a Christian woman of New Testament times who made clothing for the poor

First Known Use of Dorcas

1553, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Dorcas

Greek Dorkas

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“Dorcas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dorcas. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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