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ˈtɪm ə θiTi·mothy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. timothy, herd's grass, Phleum pratense(noun)

    grass with long cylindrical spikes grown in northern United States and Europe for hay

  2. Timothy(noun)

    a disciple of Saint Paul who became the leader of the Christian community at Ephesus

  3. timothy(noun)

    a grass grown for hay


  1. Timothy(ProperNoun)

    Books in the New Testament of the Bible (1 Timothy and 2 Timothy), epistles to Timothy.

  2. Timothy(ProperNoun)

    A companion of Paul.

  3. Timothy(ProperNoun)

    of biblical origin, also borne by early Christian saints.

  4. timothy(Noun)

    any of several grasses, of the genus Phleum, native to Europe and Asia, widely cultivated as a fodder plant

  5. Origin: Named after Timothy Hanson, who carried the seed from New England to Maryland about 1720.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Timothy

    alt. of Timothy grass

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Timothy

    tim′ō-thi, n. timothy-grass, the name commonly given to Phleum pratense, a grass much valued for feeding cattle—called also Cat's-tail grass or Meadow cat's-tail. [So named from Timothy Hanson, who introduced it to America about 1720.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Timothy

    a convert of St. Paul's, associate and deputy, to whom, as in charge of the Church at Ephesus, he wrote two epistles in the interval between his imprisonment and death at Rome, the First Epistle to direct him in the discharge of his pastoral duties, and the Second to invite him to Rome, and counsel him, should he not be dead before he arrived.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Timothy in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Timothy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Timothy in a Sentence

  1. Deputy Police Chief Ed Tomba:

    ( The officer's) door was open as they pulled up, timothy Loehmann yelled three times as they pulled up.

  2. Sean Murray:

    It has been a wonderful ride so far, timothy McGee was unlike any character I had ever played before but I had a very clear idea of who Timothy McGee was.

  3. John Rappaport:

    The court's decision in Timothy Tyrone Foster will impact how easy it is for prosecutors to get away with excluding prospective jurors on the basis of race.

  4. Jim Piazza:

    Parents should not send their children off to college with the concern that they'll be injured or killed as a result of just trying to join an organization as was our son, Timothy Piazza.

  5. New York:

    Like all New Yorkers, I am appalled by the senseless murder of Timothy Caughman, in New York, no one should feel unsafe for who they are, and this despicable attack on one New Yorker is an attack on all New Yorkers.

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