Judas hole, a peephole or secret opening for spying.Judas kiss, a deceitful and treacherous kiss.Judas tree(Bot.), a leguminous tree of the genus Cercis, with pretty, rose- colored flowers in clusters along the branches. Judas is said to have hanged himself on a tree of this genus C. Canadensis and C. occidentalis are the American species, and are called also redbud.

(Ju"das-col`ored) a. Red; — from a tradition that Judas Iscariot had red hair and beard.

There's treachery in that Judas-colored beard.

(Jud"dock) n. [For judcock; jud (equiv. to Prov. E. gid a jacksnipe, W. giach snipe) + cock.] (Zoöl.) See Jacksnipe.

(Ju*de"an) a. [L. Judaeus. See Jew.] Of or pertaining to Judea.n. A native of Judea; a Jew.

(Judge) n. [OE. juge, OF. & F. juge, fr. OF. jugier, F. juger, to judge. See Judge, v. i.]

1. (Law) A public officer who is invested with authority to hear and determine litigated causes, and to administer justice between parties in courts held for that purpose.

The parts of a judge in hearing are four: to direct the evidence; to moderate length, repetition, or impertinency of speech; to recapitulate, select, and collate the material points of that which hath been said; and to give the rule or sentence.

2. One who has skill, knowledge, or experience, sufficient to decide on the merits of a question, or on the quality or value of anything; one who discerns properties or relations with skill and readiness; a connoisseur; an expert; a critic.

A man who is no judge of law may be a good judge of poetry, or eloquence, or of the merits of a painting.

3. A person appointed to decide in a trial of skill, speed, etc., between two or more parties; an umpire; as, a judge in a horse race.

4. (Jewish Hist.) One of the supreme magistrates, with both civil and military powers, who governed Israel for more than four hundred years.

5. pl. The title of the seventh book of the Old Testament; the Book of Judges.

Judaize to Juggle

(Ju"da*ize) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Judaized ; p. pr. & vb. n. Judaizing ] [Cf. F. judaïser.] To conform to the doctrines, observances, or methods of the Jews; to inculcate or impose Judaism.

They . . . prevailed on the Galatians to Judaize so far as to observe the rites of Moses in various instances.
They were Judaizing doctors, who taught the observation of the Mosaic law.
Bp. Bull.

(Ju"da*ize), v. t. To impose Jewish observances or rites upon; to convert to Judaism.

The heretical Theodotion, the Judaized Symmachus.

(Ju"da*i`zer) n. One who conforms to or inculcates Judaism; specifically, pl. (Ch. Hist.), those Jews who accepted Christianity but still adhered to the law of Moses and worshiped in the temple at Jerusalem.

(Ju"das) n. The disciple who betrayed Christ. Hence: A treacherous person; one who betrays under the semblance of friendship.a. Treacherous; betraying.

  By PanEris using Melati.

Previous chapter Back Home Email this Search Discuss Bookmark Next chapter/page
Copyright: All texts on Bibliomania are © Bibliomania.com Ltd, and may not be reproduced in any form without our written permission. See our FAQ for more details.