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Zebulon

[zeb-yuh-lon, -luh n] /ˈzɛb yəˌlɒn, -lən/
noun
1.
a male given name.
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  • When him git back in de chair, him say: 'Zebulon, what you got to say?'

  • Zebulon shall dwell at the haven of the sea, and he shall be for a haven of ships.

  • The other document alluded to, is a letter from Zebulon Butler to the board of war, making his report of the transaction.

  • If he's gone to Zebulon Wanaka will find him, and if he hasn't, he must have gone this way.

  • Meanwhile, Zebulon, after the drug had done its work, went to sleep again and snored till broad daylight.

  • Zebulon extended from the mountains of Pharan to the Euphrates.

    Diary in America, Series Two Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  • That, then, was to be Zebulon's mission, and he already suspected as much; but he had no heart for the task before him.

  • Zebulon and his assistant mounted the stairs leading to the belfry.

    Fighting the Sea Edward A. Rand
  • Zebulon heard the rapping of the hammer, as orderly and musical as the sound of any hammer strokes down on the ground.

    Fighting the Sea Edward A. Rand
  • Thus 339 it seems that not even good Zebulon was to have a West all his own.

    The Way to the West Emerson Hough
Word Origin and History for Zebulon

masc. proper name, Biblical son of Jacob by Leah, from Hebrew Zebhulun, from zebhul "a dwelling" + diminutive suffix -on (cf. Gen. xxx:20).

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