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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Acel’dama.
 
A battle-field, a place where much blood has been shed. To the south of Jerusalem there was a field so called; it was purchased by the priests with the blood-money thrown down by Judas, and appropriated as a cemetery for strangers (Matt. xxvii. 8; Acts i. 19). (Aramaic, kl-dam.)   1
 


 Ace (1 syl.).Aceph’alites (4 syl.) 

 
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