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Fate

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 7 words.

Scottish: reduced form of McFate.

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fate

Edited by M. C. Howatson.

in The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Literature. 245 words.

In European thought the notion of fate as something inevitable, above all death, is often expressed. Greek nouns for ‘fate’

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fate

Noel Robertson and B. C. Dietrich.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 1548 words.

The common Greek words for fate mean ‘share’, ‘portion’: moira, aisa, moros, morsimos, heimartai. One's

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in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 1522 words.

The common Greek words for fate mean ‘share’, ‘portion’: moira, aisa, moros, morsimos, heimartai. One's

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Fate

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Comprising Jeff Limbo (vocals), Hank Shermann (b. Rene Krolmark, Denmark; guitar), Pete Steiner (bass) and Bob Lance (drums), Danish hard rock band Fate formed from the remains of Mercyful...

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fate

Jacqueline Simpson and Steve Roud.

in A Dictionary of English Folklore

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 189 words.

Though folklore is much concerned with luck, it also recognizes the power of fate—but not an arbitrary or malevolent

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fate

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 78 words.

a fate worse than death a terrible experience, especially that of seduction or rape. 1991 Thomas Hayden The Killing Frost

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fate

Edited by John Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 216 words.

The common Greek words for fate mean ‘share’, ‘portion’. One's share is appointed or falls to one at birth. The

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Fate

James K. Hoffmeier.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

February 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 1528 words.

The principal Egyptian word for fate was šʒy/šʒw, which derives from the word šʒ, meaning “ordain” or “fix,”

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Fate

James K. Hoffmeier.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

January 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Egyptology. 1527 words.

The principal Egyptian word for fate was šʒy/šʒw, which derives from the word šʒ, meaning “ordain” or “fix,”

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