'Dorcas' can also refer to...


Dorcas Erbery (fl. c. 1646—1669) Quaker preacher

Dorcas Martin (1537—1599) translator and bookseller


Quick Reference

Name of a woman in Acts 9:36, described as ‘full of good works and almsdeeds which she did’, after whom the Dorcas society of women in a church whose aim is to make and provide clothing for the poor is named.

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