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Overview of noun ruth

The noun ruth has 4 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. Ruth, Babe Ruth, George Herman Ruth, Sultan of Swat

(United States professional baseball player famous for hitting home runs (1895-1948))

2. Ruth

(the great-grandmother of king David whose story is told in the Book of Ruth in the Old Testament)

3. commiseration, pity, ruth, pathos

(a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others; "the blind are too often objects of pity")

4. Ruth, Book of Ruth

(a book of the Old Testament that tells the story of Ruth who was not an Israelite but who married an Israelite and who stayed with her mother-in-law Naomi after her husband died)

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