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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: shibboleth(0.01294 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to shibboleth.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a favorite saying of a sect or political group [syn: motto,
2: a manner of speaking that is distinctive of a particular
group of people
English → English (gcide)
Shibboleth \Shib"bo*leth\, n. [Heb. shibb[=o]leth an ear of
corn, or a stream, a flood.]
1. A word which was made the criterion by which to
distinguish the Ephraimites from the Gileadites. The
Ephraimites, not being able to pronounce sh, called the
word sibboleth. See --Judges xii.
Without reprieve, adjudged to death,
For want of well pronouncing shibboleth. --Milton.
[1913 Webster] Also used in an extended sense.
The th, with its twofold value, is . . . the
shibboleth of foreigners. --Earle.
2. Hence, the criterion, test, or watchword of a party; a
party cry or pet phrase.