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Eve

Eve

6 definitions found
 for Eve
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Eve \Eve\ ([=e]v), n. [See Even, n.]
     1. Evening. [Poetic]
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              Winter oft, at eve resumes the breeze. --Thomson.
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     2. The evening before a holiday, -- from the Jewish mode of
        reckoning the day as beginning at sunset, not at midnight;
        as, Christmas eve is the evening before Christmas; also,
        the period immediately preceding some important event. "On
        the eve of death." --Keble.
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     Eve churr (Zo["o]l.), the European goatsucker or nightjar;
        -- called also night churr, and churr owl.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Eve
      n 1: (Old Testament) Adam's wife in Judeo-Christian mythology:
           the first woman and mother of the human race; God created
           Eve from Adam's rib and placed Adam and Eve in the Garden
           of Eden
      2: the day before; "he always arrives on the eve of her
         departure"
      3: the period immediately before something; "on the eve of the
         French Revolution"
      4: the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight
         from late afternoon until nightfall); "he enjoyed the evening
         light across the lake" [syn: evening, eve, even,
         eventide]

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  EVE
         Extended Virtual Environment
         

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  Extensible VAX Editor
  EVE
  
      (EVE) A DEC product implemented using DEC's
     Text Processing Utility (TPU).
  
     [Details?]
  
     (2000-05-08)
  

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

  Eve
     life; living, the name given by Adam to his wife (Gen. 3:20;
     4:1). The account of her creation is given in Gen. 2:21, 22. The
     Creator, by declaring that it was not good for man to be alone,
     and by creating for him a suitable companion, gave sanction to
     monogamy. The commentator Matthew Henry says: "This companion
     was taken from his side to signify that she was to be dear unto
     him as his own flesh. Not from his head, lest she should rule
     over him; nor from his feet, lest he should tyrannize over her;
     but from his side, to denote that species of equality which is
     to subsist in the marriage state." And again, "That wife that is
     of God's making by special grace, and of God's bringing by
     special providence, is likely to prove a helpmeet to her
     husband." Through the subtle temptation of the serpent she
     violated the commandment of God by taking of the forbidden
     fruit, which she gave also unto her husband (1 Tim. 2:13-15; 2
     Cor. 11:3). When she gave birth to her first son, she said, "I
     have gotten a man from the Lord" (R.V., "I have gotten a man
     with the help of the Lord," Gen. 4:1). Thus she welcomed Cain,
     as some think, as if he had been the Promised One the "Seed of
     the woman."
     

From Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's) :

  Eve, living; enlivening