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judas hole

Definition:

a one-way peephole in a door

Class:

artifact noun (man-made objects)

Plural:

judas holes

Type of:

peephole » hole » opening » artifact

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

judas

Etymology:

biblical betrayer of Christ, Latin form of Greek Ioudas, from Hebrew Yehudha. As...
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

judas | Judas | Saint Jude | judas window [synonym, sense-specific] | judas hole [synonym, sense-specific] | Judas Iscariot [synonym, sense-specific] | traitor [synonym, sense-specific]

a peephole or a very small window in a door | [New Testament] the apostle who betrayed Jesus to his enemies for 30 pieces of silver (Luke 22:3-6, ... (27 of 326 words, 5 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/judas

Merriam-Webster:

Judas | Judas Iscariot [sense-specific] | judas hole [sense-specific] | judas window [sense-specific] | traitor [synonym, sense-specific] | apostate [synonym, sense-specific] | backstabber [synonym, sense-specific] | betrayer [synonym, sense-specific] | double-crosser [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

the apostle who in the Gospel accounts betrayed Jesus ; a son of James and one of the twelve apostles | "traitor" ; especially, one who betrays under ... (27 of 150 words, 3 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/judas

Random House Dictionary:

Judas | Judas Iscariot [synonym, sense-specific] | Saint Judas [synonym, sense-specific] | judas: judas hole [synonym, sense-specific]

the disciple who betrayed Jesus. Mark 3:19. | a person treacherous enough to betray a friend; traitor. | or "Saint Jude". one of the 12 apostles (not ... (25 of 106 words, 6 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/judas

Oxford Dictionary:

judas | judas hole

a peephole in a door (5 of 48 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/judas

Wiktionary:

Judas | Judases [plural]

[Bible] One of the twelve original Apostles of Jesus, known for his role in Jesus' betrayal into the hands of Roman authorities. Also called Judas Iscariot. | A male given name. | A traitor, a person not to be trusted. | A small hole in a door through ... (45 of 122 words, 4 definitions, 2 usage examples)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Judas

American Heritage Dictionary:

Judas

One who betrays another under the guise of friendship. | "judas": A one-way peephole in a door. (16 of 35 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/judas

Macmillan British Dictionary:

Judas [countable] | judases [plural]

someone who hurts a friend by behaving in a way that is not loyal (14 of 54 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/Judas

Wikipedia:

Peephole

a small opening through which one may look. In a door, a peephole allows people inside the security of seeing outside without opening the door. Glass peepholes are often fitted with a fisheye lens to allow a wider field of view from the inside and... (45 of 318 words, 1 image)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Peephole

Cambridge Dictionary:

peephole | spyhole [British] | eyehole [British]

a small hole in a door or a wall through which you can look, especially without being seen (18 of 36 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/peephole

New World Dictionary:

peephole

a hole to peep through (5 of 7 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/peephole

Encarta Dictionary:

Judas [literary] | judases [plural] | judas hole

a traitor, especially somebody who betrays a close friend or a cause or belief (14 of 27 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861623371​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Online Etymology:

Judas

Origin: biblical betrayer of Christ, Latin form of Greek Ioudas, from Hebrew Yehudha. As a name for a malicious traitor, it's attested from late ... (23 of 60 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=judas

New World Dictionary:

Judas

Origin: Middle English from ecclesiastical Late Latin from ecclesiastical Classical Greek Ioudas from Hebrew yehūdhāh, "Judah"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/judas

American Heritage Dictionary:

Judas

Origin: Middle English, from Late Latin Iūdas, Judas Iscariot, from Greek Ioudas, from Hebrew yəhûdâ, Judah.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/judas

Oxford Dictionary:

judas | judas hole

First use: mid 19th century

Origin: Judas Iscariot (see "Judas1"), because of his association with betrayal

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/judas

Merriam-Webster:

Judas

First use: before 12th century

Origin: Late Latin, from Greek Ioudas, from Hebrew Yĕhūdhāh

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/judas

Wiktionary:

Judas | Judases [plural]

Origin: Ancient Greek Ἰούδας (Ioudas), from Hebrew יהודה.

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Judas

Collins Dictionary:

judas | Judas | Saint Jude

First use: 19th century

Origin: after Judas Iscariot

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/judas

Encarta Dictionary:

judas | judases [plural]

First use: Mid-19th century

Origin: After Judas

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861623370​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

judas | Judas | Saint Jude

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "judas"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/judas

Macmillan British Dictionary:

Judas [countable] | judases [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "Judas"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/Judas

Macmillan American Dictionary:

Judas [countable] | judases [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "Judas"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/Judas

Cambridge Dictionary:

Judas

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "Judas"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "Judas"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/judas

the Free Dictionary:

Judas

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Judas"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Judas"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "Judas" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/Judas

Google Dictionary:

Judas

Audio: English pronunciation of "Judas"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

Judas

Audio: North American pronunciation of "Judas"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=judas​001 word=Judas

YourDictionary Audio:

Judas

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Judas" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/judas

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