Shield of David

Shield of David
Shield′ of Da′vid
Star of David

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • Shield of David — Star of David Star of Dav id A symbol consisting of two overlapped equilateral triangles forming a star with six points, used as a symbol of Judaism. It is also called {Magen David}, {Mogen David}, and {Shield of David}, and is shaped identically …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shield of David — noun a six pointed star formed from two equilateral triangles; an emblem symbolizing Judaism • Syn: ↑Star of David, ↑Magen David, ↑Mogen David, ↑Solomon s seal • Hypernyms: ↑emblem, ↑allegory, ↑hexagram …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shield of David. — See Star of David. * * * …   Universalium

  • Shield of David. — See Star of David …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shield of David — six pointed star, Jewish star, figure made from 2 triangles placed one top of each other in opposite directions forming a star …   English contemporary dictionary

  • DAVID — (Heb. דָּוִד), youngest son of Jesse of the Ephrathite family that lived in Beth Lehem in Judah (I Sam. 16:1; 20:27–28; I Chron. 2:13–15; cf. Micah 5:1). In the Bible SOURCES I Samuel 16–II Kings 2 is our main source for David, supplemented by I… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • David HaLevi Segal — David ha Levi Segal (c. 1586 – 20 February 1667), also known as the Turei Zahav (abbreviated Taz) after the title of his significant halakhic commentary on the Shulchan Aruch, was one of the greatest Polish rabbinical authorities. Contents 1… …   Wikipedia

  • David, Star of — Hebrew Magen David ( Shield of David ). Jewish symbol composed of two overlaid equilateral triangles that form a six pointed star. It appears on synagogues, tombstones, and the flag of Israel. An ancient sign not much used by Jews before the… …   Universalium

  • David de Gea — This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is De Gea and the second or maternal family name is Quintana …   Wikipedia

  • David ben Solomon ibn Abi Zimra — Rabbi David ben Solomon ibn (Abi) Zimra (Hebrew: דוד בן שלמה אבן אבי זמרא‎), also called Radbaz (רדב ז) after the initials of his name, Rabbi David iBn Zimra, was an early Acharon of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries who was a leading posek,… …   Wikipedia

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