King James Dictionary
FAM'INE, n. L. fames.
1. Scarcity of food dearth a general want of provisions sufficient for the inhabitants of a country or besieged place.
There was a famine in the land. Genesis 26 .
2. Want destitution as a famine of the word of life.
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