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Category:Philistine

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Phi*lis"tine, n. Etym: [l. Philistinus, heb. Phlishthi, pl. Phlishthim.]

1. A native or an inhabitant of ancient Philistia, a coast region of southern Palestine.

2. A bailiff. [cant, eng.] [obs.] Swift.

3. A person deficient in liberal culture and refinement; one without appreciation of the nobler aspirations and sentiments of humanity;
One whose scope is limited to selfish and material interests. [recent] m. Arnold.

Philistine
Phi*lis"tine, a.

1. Of or pertaining to the Philistines.

2. Uncultured; commonplace.

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