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Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 6 words.

English: metronymic from Eve.

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Eve

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 61 words.

English and Dutch: from the rare medieval female personal name Eve, Eva (from Hebrew Chava, of uncertain origin).

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eve

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 96 words.

means ‘the evening or day before’ (as in Christmas Eve) and, in figurative use, also means ‘the time just

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eve

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 48 words.

achieve, believe, breve, cleave, conceive, deceive, eve, greave, grieve, heave, interleave, interweave, khedive, leave, misconceive, naive, Neve, peeve,

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eve

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 48 words.

achieve, believe, breve, cleave, conceive, deceive, eve, greave, grieve, heave, interleave, interweave, khedive, leave, misconceive, naive, Neve, peeve,

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eve

Edited by Robert Allen.

in Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 96 words.

means ‘the evening or day before’ (as in Christmas Eve) and, in figurative use, also means ‘the time just

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Eve

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 97 words.

(Heb., Ḥavvah).

According to Jewish scripture, the first woman. According to the aggadah, Eve was Adam's second wife after

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<b>EVE</b>

Edited by Adele Berlin and Maxine Grossman.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 397 words.

(Heb. Ḥavvah), the first created woman. Rabbinic opinion is divided on whether Eve was created simultaneously with or subsequent

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Eve

Martha Rampton.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 1459 words.

according to the biblical book of Genesis, the first woman and mother of all humankind. Eve (Hebrew, havvâ; Greek,

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Eve

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 55 words.

In the Bible (Genesis 2), the first woman, created by God from Adam's rib. Eve disobeyed God by eating

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