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Brewer's: Gourd

Used in the Middle Ages for corks (Orlando Furioso, x. 106); used also for a cup or bottle. (French, gourde; Latin, cucurbita.) Jonah's gourd [kikiven], the Palma Christi, called in Egypt …

Jonah: 4

Jonah Chapter 4 1 But it displeased Jonah exceedingly, and he was very angry. 2 And he prayed unto the LORD, and said, I pray thee, O LORD, was not this my saying, when I was yet in my cou…

The Vines

Highly EvolvedCapitol Hot on the trail of The Strokes from New York and The Hives from Sweden, comes the latest addition to the retro-punk movement's holy trinity—The Vines. The latest n…

Jonah

Jonah is the reluctant biblical prophet whose story appears in the book named for him. The short, fast-moving story opens with God instructing Jonah to go east from Israel to Assyria to "cry out" aga…

Jonah

Jonah Ch. 1: Now the word of the LORD came unto Jonah the son… Ch. 2: Then Jonah prayed unto the LORD his God out of… Ch. 3: And the word of the LORD came unto Jonah&hell…

Brewer's: Gourds

Dice with a secret cavity. Those loaded with lead were called Fulhams (q.v.). Gourds and fullam holds, And high and low beguile the rich and poor. Shakespeare: Merry Wives of Windsor, i. 3.…

John VINING

Senate Years of Service: 1793-1795; 1795-1798Party: Pro-Administration; FederalistVINING, John, a Delegate, a Representative, and a Senator from Delaware; born in Dover, Kent County, Del., Dece…

Jonah Hill

Name at birth: Jonah Hill FeldsteinJonah Hill was the round and frizzy-haired star of the comedy Superbad who became the Oscar-nominated co-star of Moneyball and The Wolf of Wall Street. Jonah Hill g…

Jonah: 1

Jonah Chapter 1 1 Now the word of the LORD came unto Jonah the son of Amittai, saying, 2 Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against it; for their wickedness is come up …

Jonah: 2

Jonah Chapter 2 1 Then Jonah prayed unto the LORD his God out of the fish's belly, 2 And said, I cried by reason of mine affliction unto the LORD, and he heard me; out of the belly of hell…