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philistine
used in Education of Little Tree

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Definition
a person who is uninterested in artistic and intellectual pursuits and values
  • The preacher also had a total disliking for Philistines.
    16. Church-going (40% in)
  • He said he didn't see any earthly reason for gittin' the Pharisees and Philistines stirred up; there was enough trouble as it was.
    16. Church-going (43% in)
  • Granpa said Samson come in there somewheres and killed a lot of Philistines who was always making trouble.
    16. Church-going (91% in)
  • He said he didn't know what the fight was about, or if the Philistines was Faro's men or not.
    16. Church-going (92% in)

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