- The pharaonic patriarch who led the slaved Hebrews out of Egypt, the brother of Aaron and Miriam described in the Book of Exodus and the Quran.
- 1611, The Holy Bible, […] (King James Version), imprinted at London: By Robert Barker, […], OCLC 964384981, Exodus 19:20::
- And the LORD came down upon mount Sinai, on the top of the mount: and the LORD called Moses up to the top of the mount; and Moses went up.
- 1952 Singin' in the Rain: Moses supposes (a song):
- Moses supposes his toeses are roses, / But Moses supposes erroneously, / Moses he knowses his toeses aren't roses, / As Moses supposes his toeses to be!
- A male given name.
- A surname.
- A dialect of the Columbia-Wenatchi language
- (US, African American culture) pseudonym for Harriet Tubman
(Jewish male given name):
- An exclamation of shock.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for Moses in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
Biblical, cognate with English Moses.
- Moses (pharaonic patriarch)
- Mōses in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
- Moses in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette