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Dorcas society

  

      n   a Christian charitable society for women with the aim of providing clothes for the poor  
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Dorcas  
      n   a charitable woman of Joppa (Acts 9:36--42)  


Dorcas society  
      n   a Christian charitable society for women with the aim of providing clothes for the poor  

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doorcase, dor, Doric

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
o.
about the human society
[Hum.];[US] human society
n.
rules concerning what people are owed to or allowed of, according to ethical principles of freedom and applied in society
n.
a political system where power is based on the wealthiest elements of the society
[Pol.]
exp.
use the authority given by a position (in society, in a company etc.) to determine someone to act in a certain manner
E.g: He is not eager to attend the event, but he has to be there because his boss pulled rank on him.
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