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Definition of David

  • (Old Testament) the 2nd king of the Israelites; as a young shepherd he fought Goliath (a giant Philistine warrior) and killed him by hitting him in the head with a stone flung from a sling; he united Israel with Jerusalem as its capital; many of the Psalms are attributed to David (circa 1000-962 BC)
  • French neoclassical painter who actively supported the French Revolution (1748-1825)
  • patron saint of Wales (circa 520-600)

How to use david in a sentence. David pronunciation.

Some months later the following letter came to David Claridge in Cairo from Faith Claridge in Hamley: David, I write thee from the village and the land of the people which thou didst once love so well.
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That mind has generous moments, David, for he took to being thankful for thy knocks.
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Ah, David, what with the flute and the pen, banishment was no pain to thee! .
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And now, David, I have told thee all, nearly.
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David received this letter as he was mounting a huge white Syrian donkey to ride to the Mokattam Hills, which rise sharply behind Cairo, burning and lonely and large.
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David had been long enough in Egypt to know what sort of toiling it was.
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David had now been in the country six months, rapidly perfecting his knowledge of Arabic, speaking it always to his servant Mahommed Hassan, whom he had picked from the streets.
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David had not yet been fortunate with his own business-the settlement of his Uncle Benn's estate-though the last stages of negotiation with the Prince Pasha seemed to have been reached.
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Perhaps because David wore his hat always and the long coat with high collar like a Turk, or because Prince Kaid was an acute judge of human nature, and also because honesty was a thing he greatly desired-in others-and never found near his own person; however it was, he had set David high in his esteem at once.
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David's donkey now picked its way carefully through the narrow streets of the Moosky.
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David knew that he ran risks, that his confidence invited the occasional madness of a fanatical mind, which makes murder of the infidel a passport to heaven; but as a man he took his chances, and as a Christian he believed he would suffer no mortal hurt till his appointed time.
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The man turned round, and looked at David, then he jerked his head in a friendly sort of way and motioned towards the sunset.
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And you, sir?" "David Claridge.
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Yet-yet a few strong patriotic men-" Lacey looked quizzically at David.
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Lacey had talked so much, not because he was garrulous only, but because the inquiry in David's eyes was an encouragement to talk.
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David was slowly apprehending these things as he talked-subconsciously, as it were; for he was seeing pictures of the things he himself had observed, through the lens of another mind, as primitive in some regards as his own, but influenced by different experiences.
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David held out his hand.
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May his grave be not made till the karadh- gatherers return," said the orderly to David.
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Lacey looked at David with profound respect.
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David turned to go, and Lacey added: "I'm waiting for a pasha who's taking toll of the officers inside there -Achmet Pasha.
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Examples of David

Example #1
Does thee love them still?
Example #2
They gave thee sour bread to eat ere thy going, but yet thee didst grind the flour for the baking.
Example #3
Now for the strange thing I hinted.
Example #4
He welcomed me, and soon opened his whole mind.
Example #5
He placed the papers in my hand, all save that one which spoke of him.
Example #6
He placed the papers, save that one, in my hands, and I, womanlike, asked again for all.