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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

Wiktionary

  1. Timothy(ProperNoun)

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

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

  2. Timothy(ProperNoun)

    A companion of Paul.

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

  3. Timothy(ProperNoun)

    of biblical origin, also borne by early Christian saints.

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

  4. timothy(Noun)

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

    Etymology: 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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Numerology

  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. Wess Stafford:

    Timothy would send him hand drawings and told the President how much he liked art, so he sent over color pencils, sketch pads, and paint, i waited for my staff to go to the Philippines and send it with them. They would then bring it to the church Timothy was a part of, so he could collect his gifts.

  2. Christianity Today editor-in-chief Mark Galli:

    Christianity Today editor-in-chief Mark Galli defended the scathing editorial on Sunday. Christianity Today editor-in-chief Mark Galli said in an interview with CBSFace The Nation that Trumps support of causes important to the evangelical community can no longer excuse Christianity Today editor-in-chief Mark Galli actions in other areas and said Timothy Dalrymple is morally unfit to occupy the Oval Office. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP I am making a moral judgment that Christianity Today editor-in-chief Mark Galli is morally unfitor, even more precisely, its Christianity Today editor-in-chief Mark Galli public morality that makes Christianity Today editor-in-chief Mark Galli unfit.

  3. Deputy Police Chief Ed Tomba:

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

  4. Wess Stafford:

    President Bush top security called me and said' this doesn't surprise me coming from President Bush, but if President Bush's going to sponsor this kid, we need to make sure the boy doesn't know who his sponsor is.' So, President Bush signed all President Bush letters to Timothy as' George Walker,'.

  5. 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.

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