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Webster 1913 Edition


Babylonish

Bab′y-loˊnish

,
Adj.
1.
Of or pertaining to, or made in, Babylon or Babylonia.
“A Babylonish garment.”
Josh. vii. 21.
2.
Pertaining to the Babylon of
Revelation xiv. 8.
3.
Pertaining to Rome and papal power.
[Obs.]
The . . . injurious nickname of
Babylonish
.
Gage.
4.
Confused; Babel-like.

Webster 1828 Edition


Babylonish

BABYLO'NISH

,
Adj.
Pertaining to Babylon, the capital of the ancient kingdom of Babylonia, or to the kingdom. The city stood on the river Frat, or Euphrates, and it is supposed, on the spot where the tower of Babel was founded.
2.
Like the language of Babel; mixed; confused.
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Definition 2022


Babylonish

Babylonish

English

Adjective

Babylonish (comparative more Babylonish, superlative most Babylonish)

  1. Of or pertaining to, or made in, Babylon or Babylonia.
    • Bible, Joshua vii. 21
      a Babylonish garment
  2. Pertaining to the Babylon of Revelation xiv. 8.
  3. (obsolete) Pertaining to Rome and papal power.
    • Gage
      the [] injurious nickname of Babylonish
  4. Confused; Babel-like.