There are 3 main definitions of judas in English:

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judas 1

Pronunciation: /ˈjo͞odəs/
(also judas hole)

noun

A peephole in a door.
Example sentences
  • 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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Judas 2

Pronunciation: /ˈjo͞odəs/
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.
Example sentences
  • 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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Judas 3

Pronunciation: /ˈjo͞odəs/
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