cush

cush·ag;
cush·at;
cush·i·ly;
cush·ing's;
cush·ion·less;
cush·iony;
cush·la·mo·chree;
ma·cush·la;
nam·ay·cush;
cush;
cush·ion;
cush·ite;
cush·it·ic;
cush·ie;
cush·ion·ing;
cush·la·me·chree;

English syllables. 2014.

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  • Cush — • Cush, like the other names of the ethnological table of Genesis, x, is the name of a race, but it has generally been understood to designate also an individual, the progenitor of the nations and tribes known in the ancient world as Cushites… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • cush´i|ly — cush|y «KUSH ee», adjective, cusi|er, cush|i|est. Informal. soft; comfortable; easy: »a cushy job. Queen Alexandra…recounts her cushy Odyssean upbringing as the only child of a deposed Greek princess (New Yorker) …   Useful english dictionary

  • cush|y — «KUSH ee», adjective, cusi|er, cush|i|est. Informal. soft; comfortable; easy: »a cushy job. Queen Alexandra…recounts her cushy Odyssean upbringing as the only child of a deposed Greek princess (New Yorker) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cush|it|ic — «kuh SHIHT ihk», noun, adjective. –noun. a group of Afro Asiatic languages of Ethiopia and eastern Africa. –adjective. of or having to do with this group of languages. Also, Kushitic. ╂[< Cush] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cush. — Cush. Cushing s Massachusetts Reports Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations …   Law dictionary

  • Cush — [kush] n. Bible 1. the oldest of Ham s sons 2. the land inhabited by his descendants, thought to be on the W shore of the Red Sea: Gen. 10:8; 1 Chron. 1:10 Cushite adj., n …   English World dictionary

  • cush|at — «KUHSH uht», noun. = ringdove. (Cf. ↑ringdove) ╂[Old English cūscute] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cush —    Black.    1) A son, probably the eldest, of Ham, and the father of Nimrod (Gen. 10:8; 1 Chr. 1:10). From him the land of Cush seems to have derived its name. The question of the precise locality of the land of Cush has given rise to not a… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Cush — In the medieval period and even earlier the holder of this name would rarely have been out of a job. Generally recorded in the spellings of Cush, Cuss(e), or even Kiss(e), the derivation is from the Old French Cuisse and referred to the makers of …   Surnames reference

  • cush — /ˈkʊʃ/ (say koosh) phrase all cush, Obsolete Colloquial all right; okay. Also, cush n all, cush n andy. {? backformation from cushy} …   Australian English dictionary

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