Associations to the word «David»

Wiktionary

DAVID, proper noun. A male given name.
DAVID, proper noun. The second king of Judah and Israel, the successor of Saul in the Old Testament.
DAVID, proper noun. A patronymic surname​ common in Wales.

Dictionary definition

DAVID, noun. Patron saint of Wales (circa 520-600).
DAVID, noun. French neoclassical painter who actively supported the French Revolution (1748-1825).
DAVID, noun. (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).

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.