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mark of the beast

noun, Theology
1.
the mark put on the forehead of those who worship the beast, the symbol of opposition to God.
2.
the stain of apostasy, regarded as both indelible and inescapable. Rev. 13:16.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English
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