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Noun: David  dey-vid
  1. Patron saint of Wales (circa 520-600)
    - Saint David, St. David
  2. (Old Testament) the 2nd king of the Israelites; as a young shepherd he fought Goliath (a giant Philistine warrior) and killed him by hitting him in the head with a stone flung from a sling; he united Israel with Jerusalem as its capital; many of the Psalms are attributed to David (circa 1000-962 BC)
  3. French neoclassical painter who actively supported the French Revolution (1748-1825)
    - Jacques-Louis David, Jacques Louis David

Type of: king, male monarch, painter, patron saint, Rex

Encyclopedia: David, Michelenie