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Ahithʹophel

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or Achitʹophel. A treacherous friend and adviser. Ahithophel was David’s counsellor, but joined Absalom in revolt, and advised him “like the oracle of God” (2 Sam. xvi. 20–23). In Dryden’s political satire, Achitophel stands for the Earl of Shaftesbury. (See Achitophel.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Agonistics
Agony
Agony Column
Agra rian Law
Agrimony
Ague (A cure for)
Ague.cheek
Agur’s Wish (Prov. xxx. 8)
Ahasue rus
Ahead
Ahithophel
Ah med (Prince)
Aholibah (Ezek. xxiii. 4, 11, etc.)
Aholibamah
Ahriman
Aide toi et le Ciel taidera (God will help those who help themselves)
Aigrette
Aim
Aim-crier
Air
Air