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 Ah med (Prin&cgrave;e).Aholiba’mah. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Aholibah (Ezek. xxiii. 4, 11, etc.).
 
The personification of prostitution. Used by the prophet to signify religious adultery or harlotry. (See HARLOT.)   1
        “The great difficulty in exposing the immoralitios of this Aholibah is that her [acts] are so revolting.”—Papers on the Social Evil, 1885.
 


 Ah med (Prin&cgrave;e).Aholiba’mah. 

 
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