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Keziah

fem. proper name, biblical daughter of Job, from Hebrew Qetzi'ah, literally "cassia," the aromatic tree that produces cinnamon.

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  • Acie met and married keziah Wright, who was the daughter of a woman his mother had known in slavery.

  • "I was just tryin' to help keziah take down her stovepipe," he explained.

    Keziah Coffin Joseph C. Lincoln
  • He found keziah in the sitting room, seated by the table, evidently writing a letter.

    Keziah Coffin Joseph C. Lincoln
  • keziah's face was a picture, a crimson picture of paralyzed amazement.

    Keziah Coffin Joseph C. Lincoln
  • keziah, in spite of her worldly common sense, was an idealist at heart.

    Keziah Coffin Joseph C. Lincoln
  • "Don't let it worry you, Mr. Ellery," observed keziah calmly.

    Keziah Coffin Joseph C. Lincoln
  • She was to sail for Liverpool and keziah was to be a passenger.

    Keziah Coffin Joseph C. Lincoln
  • keziah dipped her pen in the ink and went on with her letter.

    Keziah Coffin Joseph C. Lincoln
  • You're a good-hearted woman, keziah, even though you ain't seen the true light yet.

    Keziah Coffin Joseph C. Lincoln
  • "Nobody is talkin' about 'em but you, Zeb," observed keziah drily.

    Keziah Coffin Joseph C. Lincoln

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