Associations to the word «Ark»


ARK, noun. A large box with a flat lid.
ARK, noun. (Judaism) (Christianity) (Islam) The ship built by Noah to save his family and a collection of animals from the deluge.
ARK, noun. Something affording protection; safety, shelter, refuge
ARK, noun. A spacious type of boat with a flat bottom.
ARK, noun. (Judaism) A consecrated container.
ARK, proper noun. (biblical) The boat built by the Biblical Noah to carry himself and the animals of the planet during the Flood; (see Noah's Ark)
ARK, proper noun. (biblical) The chest carried by the Hebrews containing the stone tablets carved with the Ten Commandments; (see Ark of the Covenant)
ARK CLAM, noun. Any of the small to large-sized edible saltwater clams in the family Arcidae.
ARK OF THE COVENANT, proper noun. (Judaism) The sacred container, a gold-plated wooden chest, of the two tablets of law (the Ten Commandments) given to Moses by the Hebrew God.
ARK RUFFIAN, noun. (idiomatic) (1811) (cant) Rogues who, in conjunction with watermen, robbed, and sometimes murdered, on the water, by picking a quarrel with the passengers in a boat, boarding it, plundering, stripping, and throwing them overboard, etc. A species of badger.
ARK SHELL, noun. (malacology) Any of the family Arcidae of saltwater clams or marine bivalve molluscs.
ARK SHELLS, noun. Plural of ark shell

Dictionary definition

ARK, noun. (Judaism) sacred chest where the ancient Hebrews kept the two tablets containing the Ten Commandments.
ARK, noun. A boat built by Noah to save his family and animals from the flood.

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