Kings

noun, plural in form but singular in construction
\ ˈkiŋz How to pronounce Kings (audio) \

Definition of Kings

1 : either of two narrative and historical books of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture — see Bible Table
2 : any of four narrative and historical books in the former Roman Catholic canon of the Old Testament

First Known Use of Kings

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Kings.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kings. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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