Meaning of JOSEPH in English


[jo.seph] n [L, fr. Gk Ioseph, fr. Heb Yoseph] 1 cap a: a son of Jacob who according to the account in Genesis rose to high political office in Egypt after being sold into slavery by his brothers b: the husband of Mary the mother of Jesus according to the Gospel accounts

2: a long cloak worn esp. by women in the 18th century

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