be gathered to one's fathers

idi be gathered to one's fathers, to die

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • be gathered to one's fathers — (Bible) To die and be buried • • • Main Entry: ↑father …   Useful english dictionary

  • be gathered to one's fathers — pass away, die …   English contemporary dictionary

  • To be gathered to one's fathers — Gather Gath er (g[a^][th] [ e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gathered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gathering}.] [OE. gaderen, AS. gaderian, gadrian, fr. gador, geador, together, fr. g[ae]d fellowship; akin to E. good, D. gaderen to collect, G. gatte husband, MHG …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To be gathered to one's people — Gather Gath er (g[a^][th] [ e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gathered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gathering}.] [OE. gaderen, AS. gaderian, gadrian, fr. gador, geador, together, fr. g[ae]d fellowship; akin to E. good, D. gaderen to collect, G. gatte husband, MHG …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gathered — Gather Gath er (g[a^][th] [ e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gathered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gathering}.] [OE. gaderen, AS. gaderian, gadrian, fr. gador, geador, together, fr. g[ae]d fellowship; akin to E. good, D. gaderen to collect, G. gatte husband, MHG …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gathered — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. assembled, met, forgathered, congregated, joined, rallied, crowded together, thronged, collected, united, associated, swarmed, huddled, grouped, massed, amassed, accumulated, aggregated, picked, garnered, harvested,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Fathers of the Church — • The word Father is used in the New Testament to mean a teacher of spiritual things, by whose means the soul of man is born again into the likeness of Christ: Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Fathers of the Church      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • One Son — The X Files episode The alien colonists as seen in 1973 Episode no. Season 6 …   Wikipedia

  • Fathers' rights movement in Australia — The movement to promote fathers rights in the context of family law is newly emerging in Australia. While some fathers rights groups have been in existence for a number of years the movement has gathered momentum, credibility and popular support… …   Wikipedia

  • To gather one's self together — Gather Gath er (g[a^][th] [ e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gathered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gathering}.] [OE. gaderen, AS. gaderian, gadrian, fr. gador, geador, together, fr. g[ae]d fellowship; akin to E. good, D. gaderen to collect, G. gatte husband, MHG …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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