gentile

Part of speech: noun

Script. One not a Jew.

Part of speech: noun

A word denoting race or country.

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Usage examples "gentile":

  1. Jewry was " sold" by the Gentile, and there went up a wail in Chancery Lane. - "Caught in a Trap", John C. Hutcheson.
  2. The superior was to exercise not a domination which had become the mark of Gentile kings, but a service for the good of the governed such as Christ in all His ministry had shown. - "Church and State as Seen in the Formation of Christendom", T. W. Allies.
  3. We remember hearing him preach on one occasion on the return of the Jews, as a people, to Him whom they had rejected, and the effect which their sudden conversion could not fail to have on the unbelieving and Gentile world. - "Leading Articles on Various Subjects", Hugh Miller.