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Webster's Dictionary

Temple

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(1):

(n.) A contrivence used in a loom for keeping the web stretched transversely.

(2):

(n.) A place or edifice dedicated to the worship of some deity; as, the temple of Jupiter at Athens, or of Juggernaut in India.

(3):

(n.) The space, on either side of the head, back of the eye and forehead, above the zygomatic arch and in front of the ear.

(4):

(n.) The edifice erected at Jerusalem for the worship of Jehovah.

(5):

(n.) One of the side bars of a pair of spectacles, jointed to the bows, and passing one on either side of the head to hold the spectacles in place.

(6):

(n.) A building dedicated to the administration of ordinances.

(7):

(n.) A local organization of Odd Fellows.

(8):

(n.) Hence, among Christians, an edifice erected as a place of public worship; a church.

(9):

(n.) Fig.: Any place in which the divine presence specially resides.

(10):

(v. t.) To build a temple for; to appropriate a temple to; as, to temple a god.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Temple'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/t/temple.html. 1828.

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