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Ya"hoo

(?), n. 1. One of a race of filthy brutes in Swift's "Gulliver's Travels." See in the Dictionary of Noted Names in Fiction.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. Hence, any brutish or vicious character.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

3. A raw countryman; a lout; a greenhorn. [U. S.]
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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Yah"weh

(y"w),

Yah"we

, n. Also

Jah"veh

(y"w),

Jah"ve

, etc. } A modern transliteration of the Hebrew word translated Jehovah in the Bible; -- used by some critics to discriminate the tribal god of the ancient Hebrews from the Christian Jehovah. Yahweh or Yahwe is the spelling now generally adopted by scholars.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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Yah"wism

(?), n. Also

Jah"vism

(?) }. 1. The religion or worship of Yahweh (Jehovah), or the system of doctrines, etc., connected with it.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. Use of Yahweh as a name of God.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

Yah"wist

(?), n. Also

Jah"vist

(),

Jah"wist

, older

Je*ho"vist

. The author of the passages of the Old Testament, esp. those of the Hexateuch, in which God is styled Yahweh, or Jehovah; the author of the Yahwistic, or Jehovistic, Prophetic Document (J); also, the document itself.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

 

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