Definitions for cherubim

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Webster Dictionary

  1. Cherubim

    of Cherub

  2. Cherubim(noun)

    the Hebrew plural of Cherub.. Cf. Seraphim

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Cherubim

    an order of angelic beings conceived of as accompanying the manifestations of Jehovah, supporting His throne and protecting His glory, guarding it from profane intrusion; winged effigies of them overshadowed the Mercy Seat (q. v.).

  2. Cherubim

    a character in the "Mariage de Figaro"; also the 11th Hussars, from their trousers being of a cherry colour.


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