There are 3 definitions of Judas in English:

Judas1

Syllabification: Ju·das
Pronunciation: /ˈjo͞odəs
 
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  • 1An Apostle; full name Judas Iscariot. He betrayed Jesus to the Jewish authorities in return for thirty pieces of silver; the Gospels leave his motives uncertain. Overcome with remorse, he later committed suicide.
  • 1.1 (as noun, usually a Judas) A person who betrays a friend or comrade.
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    • To his foes, he is a Judas who betrayed loyal friends.
    • Audrey is in purgatory and Ken is no better than a Judas.
    • That doesn't make him a Judas - he's quite entitled to move on.

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There are 3 definitions of Judas in English:

Judas2

Syllabification: Ju·das
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈjo͞odəs/

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There are 3 definitions of Judas in English:

judas

Syllabification: ju·das
Pronunciation: /ˈjo͞odəs
 
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(also judas hole)

noun

  • A peephole in a door.
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    • If that's not a snapshot of Margo glaring through the judas hole in the door of her padded cell, then the Professor needs to sharpen the intuitive faculties with a sabbatical of his own in Byron Bay.
    • The door had a judas hole, covered by a small shutter with an enormous lock.

Origin

mid 19th century: from Judas Iscariot (see Judas1), because of his association with betrayal.

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