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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: shibboleth (0.01457 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: shibboleth shibboleth n 1: a favorite saying of a sect or political group [syn: motto, slogan, catchword] 2: a manner of speaking that is distinctive of a particular group of people
English → English (gcide) Definition: Shibboleth 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. [1913 Webster] Without reprieve, adjudged to death, For want of well pronouncing shibboleth. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Also used in an extended sense. [1913 Webster] The th, with its twofold value, is . . . the shibboleth of foreigners. --Earle. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, the criterion, test, or watchword of a party; a party cry or pet phrase. [1913 Webster]


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